V.S.A.T

ABOUT VSAT

A six (6) week course in Organics, Hydroponics, and Sustainable Agriculture, in partnership with Mira Costa College, based in Escondido, CA.

Student will be able to have a better understanding to the types of self employment and/or employment in Sustainable Agriculture in the following categories:

  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Organic Production Methods
  • Hydroponics
  • Green House Production
  • Irrigation maintenance and installation and sales
  • Farmers Market management
  • Farm ownership and or Farm Management

Certificate and Work Skills Training Programs:

Introduction to Resources for farm loan programs from Farm Service AgencyUSDA, Whole Foodsand private lending.

  • Introduction to Small Business Association (SBA) and S.C.O.R.E. (Small business advisors)
  • Building a Business plan model
  • Résumé building and introductions to agriculture leaders who are hiring with questions and answers to what they look for
  • One year follow up for employment opportunities / business opportunities
  • Third party administered exam for Certified Agriculture Irrigation Specialist, recognized nation wide
  • Certificate of completion from Archi’s Acres, VSAT based on 70% or better on final exam
  • Certificate from Mira Costa College

    Crixus the ‘service’ dog. Guarding Archi’s Heirloom tomatoes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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