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Growing AgTech Industry Inspires New Course At Salinas Nonprofit

Friday, September 13, 2019 - 3:15pm

Rancho Cielo is a nonprofit in Salinas that offers at-risk youth the chance to prepare for jobs in a range of industries, from culinary to construction. Their newest program trains youth to work in the growing AgTech sector.

In a classroom on the Rancho Cielo Youth Campus, students complete an assignment for the new Agriculture Processing and Mechanics course. It’s a new 10-month course that began this August. Jessiah Ramirez says it’s already changed his life. 

Read the full story by Michelle Loxton at kazu.org.

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