Hydroponic farm and community college share veteran focusBY Paul Sisson NC Times
Just a few months after being criticized for not providing enough education to the veterans it served, a Valley Center hydroponic farm has imported an entire horticulture class from MiraCosta College.
About 30 MiraCosta students are reporting once a week for Horticulture 110 at Archi’s Acres on West Lilac Road in Valley Center, northeast of Escondido. Nearly 17 miles from MiraCosta’s main campus in Oceanside, the class is not exactly a short hop from the student union, but students making the trek don’t seem to mind.
“I guess we’re going to get a chance to do propagation, greenhouse building, it just seemed like one of the most hands-on courses that is offered,” said business major Alex Sandorf of Carlsbad. MORE AT…http://www.nctimes.com/news/local/sdcounty/article_09c01b39-d17c-5ef7-9e96-dbd9692a7829.html