Posted: February 23, 2024

Explore topics of labor, farming, migration, language, friendship, and more in this experiential learning class working with migrant farm workers on local PA dairy farms.

Explore the intersections of labor, migration, agriculture, food, and more in: CED/INTAG/VBSC 497: Community-Engaged Learning with PA Farm Workers. Scheduled for Fall 2024 and meeting on Monday and Wednesday from 11:15 am to 1:10 pm.

“The best class I’ve taken in my college career” said a student in fall 2022 semester.

In this class you will engage directly with the challenges and opportunities faced by this often unseen population in our region. Through farm field visits, interactive discussions, and meaningful projects, you will deepen your understanding of migrant labor issues while actively developing meaningful relationships. Gain practical skills, foster empathy, and develop valuable perspectives on labor and migration. This is a valuable global learning opportunity close to home.

Apply to the class here. Applications due by March 30, 2024.

Questions? Ask the co-instructors: Dr. Kathy Sexsmith (, Dr. Adrian Barragan (, and Dr. Noel Habashy (