Labor laws allow children as young as twelve years old to work in agriculture with their parent's consent. However, children of all ages can be found working in the fields.
Learn more about Farmworkers
Student Action with Farmworkers is a member of the NC Farmworker Ministry Committee, which published these factsheets. They contain a wealth of facts about farmworkers both in North Carolina and the United States. Download fact sheets here. Contact us to get a hard copy mailed to you.