Great Park to train veterans to be farmers

IRVINE – Orange County Great Park will conduct an eight-month, $145,000 internship program to train six veterans for employment in the agricultural industry.

The pilot project, unanimously approved by the park board Thursday, will include 800 hours of classroom and fieldwork instruction and 480 hours of employment with Irvine Ranch Conservancy. The Great Park has a 105-acre farm that will be utilized.  To read full article: