Much of the work on Vermont dairy farms is done by people from Latin America.
The Most Costly Journey (El viaje más caro) tells the stories of 19 of these workers in their own words. Illustrated by New England cartoonists in a variety of styles, each short chapter describes aspects of life as an immigrant farm worker in Vermont: crossing the southern border, struggling with English, adapting to winter, growing gardens, raising children, dealing with health crises, and working long hours.
Join the library’s Evening Book Group for a facilitated conversation about The Most Costly Journey.
Learn more about Vermont Reads and the creation of The Most Costly Journey here.