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October 24, 2014

California Farm Academy

Small farmers discover the hands-on secret to success at farm academy

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A farmer shares his love of the land with his young son. Photos: Kristi Garrett  The small, niche farm is not dead, thanks to an innovative training program for newbie and would-be growers at the Center for Land-Based Learning. The California Farm Academy is a seven-month program that provides an intensive overview of what it takes to succeed as a small farmer. It’s held part time at the Center’s farm…