Dozens of Farmers Continue to Harvest Despite Proximity of Fires

Despite the proximity of the fires and the toxicity that looms in the wake of the Woolsey Fire, which devastated the counties of Los Angeles and Ventura, dozens, farmers continued their work in the fields. Last Friday was the worst of the days, the farmers said.

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Ventura County Farm workers were provided with n95 respirator masks by the Cause Oxnard Organization while working during the Hill and Woolsey Fires.
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Ventura County field worker on duty despite the harmful air quality, wearing a n95 respirator mask provided by the Cause Oxnard Organizaiton.
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Farm workers reporting to work in the fields of Ventura County.
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Ventura County field worker receiving n95 respirator masks, provided by the Cause Oxnard Organization, while working during the SoCal wild fires.
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Ventura County farm worker on duty using her n95 respirator mask.
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Ventura County field workers harvesting amid toxic air during the SoCal wildfires.
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A view from the fields of Ventura County.
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