400 Bags Of Fresh Produce Handed Out In Westlake District

Councilman Gil Cedillo's mobile grocery truck was deployed to the Westlake Community Garden Friday. Amy Johnson reports.

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AMY JOHNSON: A fresh produce giveaway in Westlake today for families still struggling during the pandemic. LA City Councilman Gil Cedillo launched his mobile grocery truck again. He teamed up with Cultivate LA and the central city neighborhood partners to distribute produce at the Westlake community garden. The mobile grocery truck was started in response to the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

GIL CEDILLO: Every single week, working with our nonprofits, working with our restaurants, working with our neighborhood gardens, we're building community. We're feeding the people.

AMY JOHNSON: Well, today, they gave out more than 400 bags of fresh produce.