Head on over to the United Farm Workers Twitter page to learn about all the work behind the ingredients of your favorite Thanksgiving dishes. There are fascinating close-up videos and in-depth descriptions of the harvest process.

Did you know that squash vines are covered in fine hairs that cause severe skin irritation? Or that a box of kale typically weighs 10lbs? Or that while sweet potatoes and yams are unearthed by harvesting machines, they still require sorting and cleaning by hand?

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