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An Orchard Becomes a Community’s Jewel

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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.

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

Click here to read the interactive, multimedia #FridaysOnTheFarm story.

Access a text-only version of this multimedia story here. (PDF, 168 KB)

Each Friday, meet those farmers, producers and landowners through our #FridaysOnTheFarm stories. Click here to read more stories.

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