Chobani and Fair Trade USA recently released a new “fair trade dairy” label that claims to promote worker wellbeing. But farm workers reveal the hidden costs of unfair dairy.

This season, we’re unpacking the real solutions to the dairy industry’s ever-growing crisis and hearing from the farmers, workers, and advocates working to tackle the root causes of unfair dairy.

More from Season 2

Get Big or Get Out: Dairy Farmers of America

November 30, 2021

Dairy is big business. And while the workers and small-scale dairy farmers are getting squeezed out, those at the top are reaping the benefits and getting even richer. Claire Kelloway of Open Markets Institute breaks down what this means for workers, farmers, and consumers.

Squeezed Out: Small Dairy Farmers in Crisis

November 16, 2021

There's a crisis in dairy – shrinking family farms, corporate consolidation, and low milk prices. In Jim Goodman's four decades of dairy farming, he's seen the impacts of the push to "get big or get out" first hand. His farm is gone, but he still advocates for a food system that puts people first.

Milk with Dignity: Real Change Takes Time

November 2, 2021

Corporate social responsibility looks good on the label, but fails workers. Marita Canedo of Migrant Justice discusses how their Milk with Dignity program is building “a new day for human rights in dairy.” The key: workers are the leaders and they set the standards.

Fair Trade Dairy: A False Solution

October 19, 2021

Crispin Hernandez and the Workers Center of Central New York won historic legal protections for farmworkers in Episode 1. Now they take their demands to Chobani's doorstep. They are calling for recognition - but that's not what they get. Will Chobani listen to the workers that make milk possible?

Season 2 Trailer

October 12, 2021

A new "fair trade dairy" label claims to promote the wellbeing of farm workers, but stories from inside dairy farms reveal the story of unfair dairy.

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