Sunday, July 16, 2017
United Farm Workers President Arturo S. Rodriguez, Cesar Chavez family members, and farm workers are taking part in the opening ceremony for the first Farm Worker Exhibit in the 164-year history of the California State Fair today in Sacramento. The exhibit can also be visited any day during the fair, which runs from July 14 to July 30—Monday-Thursday at Cal Expo & State Fair, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento.
The State Fair has celebrated California agriculture since the mid-19th Century. This is the first time professional farm workers who have played a central role in the industry will be recognized.