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PHOTOS: Farmworker Appreciation Day delivers fun, games and food

Monique N. Michel-Duarte, owner of Ballet Folklorico Mexico Lindo, dances with her team at the Farmworker Appreciation Day, Sunday, Aug. 25. (The Enterprise/Isabella Garcia)

ONTARIO — Lions Park was enlivened Sunday afternoon with music, dancing and plenty of food. The free event, organized by the Oregon Human Development Corp., celebrated local farmworkers in line with National Farmworker Appreciation Day, which takes place Aug. 6 every year.

There were an estimated 4,567 migrant and seasonal farmworkers in Malheur County – the seventh highest in the . . .