We started with a girl, adream, and passion. Since then we have grown tobecome a group of peoplewho care about securing
California’s agriculturalfuture. We decided we’d be
the change we wanted to
see and now we’re a non
-profit organization on theroad to incorporation and501(c)(3) status.
What We’re About
ACRESS was designed tocreate a comprehensive,sustainable, organicfarming venture that willeducate Santa CruzCounty. We plan to do thisby offering educational andvocational programsespecially targeted atunderrepresentedsegments of ourcommunity including butnot limited to low-incomechildren/families andpeople with disabilities. Ourservices will help empowerour community to livesustainably themselveswhile showing them thevalue of activelyparticipating in the food to table process. Throughhands-on education weaim to plant the seeds of anew generation of farmers that will inspire, produce,and collaborate on thisagricultural revolution.
What is ACRESS? /’āk
rs/ Why Agriculture?
Agriculture is something thatsets our region apart from therest of the world. We growworld renowned fruits,vegetables, and unique nativeplants. Food production is notonly a vital business but avaluable resource, one of ourmost important. The moreactive we all are in the food to table process, the more weparticipate in our ownsustainability. A society thatcan last is ultimately the mostprofitable , so we decided toinvest our time in a profitableand ethical future for America that focuses on local,personal, and communityagriculture systems.
Special points of interest:
What is ACRESS?
Know Today, Grow Tomorrow
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Sustainable farms meanprofitable America