Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Vegetables for the Community in Riverside County

Recently, Huerta del Valle Community Garden opened its second location in Jurupa Valley. Jurupa City and Riverside County authorities celebrated the event.

Huerta de Valle Community Garden / Paul Alvarez

The Garden will give an opportunity for the members of the Jurupa City community to cultivate their own organic vegetables.

Huerta de Valle Community Garden / Paul Alvarez

Jurupa Valley is one of the Riverside County cities where low income families do not have access to a healthy food diet, State Assemblymember 60th District in Western Riverside County, Sabrina Cervantes, stated in her speech during the inauguration ceremony.  “Over 1 million people in the Inland Empire live in food deserts and struggle to access fresh and nutritious food.”

Huerta de Valle Community Garden / Paul Alvarez

Huerta de Valle Community Garden brings equal access to fresh and healthy foods to our inland communities. Huerta del Valle started at Bon View Park in the City of Ontario with founders Maria Alonso from Ontario and Arthur Levine, a Pitzer College graduate of Nueroscience saw the need to provide healthy organic vegetables to Ontario and other communities in the Inland Empire.

For more information visit: http://www.huertadelvalle.org/

Huerta de Valle Community Garden / Paul Alvarez

 

 

Paul Alvarez is an award winning photographer specializing in editorial and commercial photographer based in Mexico City with 17 years experience. He has covered a variety of assignments including professional and collegiate sporting events, breaking news, portrait, entertainment and features assignments. Previously Paul has been staff photographer at the Press-Enterprise in California. His freelance experience includes The Associated Press, The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Patch.com, The Los Angeles Time community newsgroup and several private clients. His work has been recognized by the National Press Photographer Association and the California Press Photographers Association. 

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