Archi's Acres is a farming enterprise that utilizes hydro-organic technology to grow organic produce. Headquartered in Escondido, California, Archi's Acres is a certified organic greenhouse operation, which grows living basil, kale, and other herbs and produce. Our methods of crop production is not only highly efficient, it maximizes available natural resources, and focuses on local sales distribution channels. Please enjoy our organic produce in natural food retailers throughout Southern California and thank you for your support!
At Archi's, we believe a key aspect of successful business is how it meets its responsibility to the community in which it operates and the customers which make up its marketplace. We do this by integrating into our business model an opportunity to support others including our our military service members and veterans. Archi's Acres provides a one of a kind world-class agricultural entrepreneurial incubator program, the Archi's Institute For Sustainable Agriculture Training (SAT), in partnership with Cal Poly Pomona, with the intent to expose strong leaders to the entrepreneurial opportunities which exist in the agriculture industry today. SAT is open to everyone who is willing to take the challenge, providing training to those interested in learning more about the the production and business behind sustainable agriculture. Learn more about us by clicking here!
It's been two months since graduating the VSAT class #34 and my professional life has been transformed! Not only have I obtained a rewarding job with an agricultural company, there are also wheels in motion to launch my own farm operation. It's exciting.
I served in the Army and went into financial services and background investigations. I was a casual vegetable gardener to combat the hours I spent in a cubicle. After being laid off in 2014, it was months later that I discovered VSAT, Collin, and Karen's story. My participation in the VSAT class #34 has launched me into a new career and provided options that would not have been available.
During the last week of class while preparing my presentation, I took the resume update guidelines and sent out at least five resumes all prior to graduation. On the drive home, I got a call with a request for an interview. From that five, I got two interviews and within a week from that, a job offer. Currently, I am involved with launching the U.S. sales operations for Known-You Seed America; an international seed breeding and sales company with operations in Asia, Europe, and South America. It's my job to speak with farmers and growers to determine their current pain points and develop an opportunity to try and use our superior, naturally bred, organic fruit and vegetable seeds.
Prior to the start of this position, I worked tirelessly doing local product research with grocers and restaurant buyers in my local area. It is my goal to grow organic salad greens, herbs, and microgreens. This endeavor is ongoing and I am moving slowly and deliberately on this. …
Taking entrepreneurs from seed to market 6 Week Full Immersion - Day Class (Est. 40 hours per week) Are you interested in joining the agricultural community? Do you seek to acquire the funda…
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The University of California Cooperative Extension, in collaboration with the UC Small Farms Program and the San Diego County Farm Bureau invite you to join us for a seminar focusing on Marketing Op…
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June 30, 2016 from 8:30am to 4pm – UC Cooperative Extension Office, Conference Room, Ventura County
(both English and Spanish sessions)UC Cooperative Extension Office, Conference Room, Ventura County669 County Square Dr., Suite 100Ventura, CA 93003 June 30, 2016$55/per person We will be offering an…
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With increasing demand for food safety plans from retailers and new Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations rolling out, now is the time to focus on creating or updating your food safety pla…0 Comments 0 Likes