Now in its third year, the event helps mark National Farmworker Appreciation Day, which takes place Aug. 6 each year.
It’s an event that’s dear to Jaime Valero. Valero, workforce consultant at the organization, worked in the fields after school starting in seventh grade.
Farmworkers’ contributions to the community extend beyond the field, he said, and the work they do deserves appreciation.
“It’s how everybody eats. Onions are a big cash crop here and the workers make money and then use that money in this area,” said Valero.
Appreciate the people who make your food possible.