An Orchard Becomes a Community’s Jewel

Maria Alonso began farming in 2010 in Ontario, California as part of a quest to provide as fresh fruits and vegetables for her son.
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#FridaysOnTheFarm: An Orchard Becomes a Community’s Jewel

In this week’s #FridaysOnTheFarm, meet Maria Alonso, who began farming in 2010 in Ontario, California as part of a quest to provide fresh fruits and vegetables for her son, who was suffering from symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD.

Then, doctors were recommending either medicine or a change in diet. She chose the latter due to her available financial resources and her drive to garden.

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Community's Jewel