By Kimberley Haas, Union Leader Correspondent
The owner of a Mexican restaurant in Portsmouth is raising money on Wednesday to help migrant workers by commemorating the birth and legacy of labor activist Cesar Chavez.
Chef David Vargas, owner of Vida Cantina on Lafayette Road, said the food system has remained stable throughout the COVID-19 pandemic because of the workers who pick and collect the food people eat.
“When they go to the grocery store, I don’t think people understand where their food is coming from,” Vargas said.
Vargas has recruited other chefs from throughout the East Coast to participate in the fundraising efforts. They are each preparing a cauliflower dish and proceeds from the sales will go to nonprofit organizations.
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