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Victoria Bouloubasis is a journalist, food writer and filmmaker. She is a 2018 James Beard Award nominee for local impact journalism and a 2018 AAN first place winner for immigration coverage (along with colleagues Erica Hellerstein and Sarah Willets). She is the former food editor at INDY Week, the N.C. Triangle’s alt-weekly. Her writing and films have appeared in The Guardian, The American Prospect, Bon Appetit, Travel + Leisure, The Local Palate, PBS.org, Whetstone Magazine, Guernica, Modern Farmer, Rodale News, and INDY Week, where she was a chief contributor for 10 years. She was the 2017 International Women's Media foundation Adelante fellow to El Salvador and Guatemala and a 2018 IWMF grantee to Guatemala.

North Carolina Poultry Plant Workers Say Butterball Isn’t Protecting Them from COVID-19

Beatriz’s parents contracted COVID-19 after her mother was exposed to the virus in a Butterball plant in rural North Carolina. Photo by Victoria Bouloubasis

Months After Hurricane Florence, Undocumented Farmworkers Still Struggle to Recover

A farmworker couple, Nelson and Silvia* from Guatemala, surveys the flooding outside of their North Carolina trailer home after Hurricane Florence. (Photo by Justin Cook.)