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No job, housing for berry pickers

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MOUNT VERNON — A Skagit Valley berry grower that was ordered to include families in farmworker housing isn’t housing anyone more right now.

Sakuma Bros. Farms of Burlington is telling farmworkers they have to be hired before they can move into camps, and it isn’t hiring until blueberries are ready to be picked.

The Skagit Valley Herald reports arriving worker families may have to wait up to two weeks for a job and a place to live.

Co-owner Steve Sakuma…

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