IMD-how-to-plant-a-treeMore than two dozen young fruit trees were planted in the Alief Community Garden on Saturday, Oct. 13 by local youth and adult volunteers.

Alief was one of 20 U.S. communities out of 100 applicants to win an orchard specially selected for their region, said Melissa Marasco, spokesperson for Dreyer’s, which sponsored the voting competition, Communities Take Root, last spring.