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Wednesday, Jul 20, 2011

Service, Determination and Hot Sauce

Service, Determination and Hot Sauce

A US Marine returns from combat and is homeless for almost two years while he puts himself through school. Then he finds a program that helps vets develop agricultural business plans. Now this Marine is...

Sunday, Jul 24, 2011
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By Marianne Kushi

Hot Jobs in a Bad Economy

Hot Jobs in a Bad Economy

In a tough economy, college graduates do have hope for employment if they have the right training and skills. UC San Diego released a list of "Hot Careers" for 2011. Among the newest careers: financial examiner...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2011

You Don't Need a College Degree to Have a Good Career

You Don't Need a College Degree to Have a Good Career

It is possible to run a successful business, or have a successful career, without having a college degree.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2011

Military Vets Training to Become Farmers

Military Vets Training to Become Farmers

Colin and Karen Archipley have made it their mission to help vets transition from combat to agriculture.

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2011

The Next "Greatest Generation"

The Next "Greatest Generation"

Colin Archipley is a US Marine, owner of his own small organic farm and founder of Veterans Sustainable Agriculture Training. He believes the challenges of our current economy and the talents of our military...

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2011

Farming is a Family Legacy for Edgar Hercila

Farming is a Family Legacy for Edgar Hercila

Edgar Hercila is an Army veteran and one day hopes to own his own farm. Farming is part of his personal history, and also a way for him to continue to serve the country his country.

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2011

Why Farming is Therapeutic for Combat Vets

Why Farming is Therapeutic for Combat Vets

After the intense environment of the military, many combat vets are finding farming to be therapeutic.

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2011

Training Military Vets to Become Farmers

Training Military Vets to Become Farmers

Colin and Karen Archipley own a small organic farm run by veterans. They also started a program that specifically trains servicemen to work in agriculture, a field with a significant amount of opportunity.

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2011

How Archi's Acres Came to Be

How Archi's Acres Came to Be

Karen and Colin Archipley explain the road that took them from Iraq through San Diego real estate to finally land in Archi's Acres.

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2011

Job Search Tips for Recent College Grads

Job Search Tips for Recent College Grads

Jobs are scarce, even for college grads. But there are ways to increase the odds.

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