Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association

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Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association's Program Director Rebecca Thistlethwaite trains immigrant farmers in Salinas, California on how to make it the farming business. She talks about some of the difficulties facing small farmers and the advantages of keeping small farms operational. ALBA is a non-profit organization that provides educational and business opportunities for limited-resource aspiring and immigrant farmers. It offers a six-month intensive educational program that teaches farming, marketing and accounting.