farm worker health

California farmworkers have had to endure heatwaves, wildfires and a pandemic that continues to spread during peak harvest season for almonds and wine grapes. (Photo courtesy of UFW/United Farm Workers)

Arizona State University
The race to deliver fresh foods during peak harvest season means farmworkers are facing the threats of climate change acceleration and COVID-19.
The Dragon is an electric vehicle to serve as a personal tractor for farm workers doing hand work in the field. It provides a low seating position on a special seat to enable comfortable access to low growing crops. It is narrow such that it fits in... Read More