- Author: Tammy Majcherek
Bill Frost, UCANR Vice-President, along with Will Harrison, OCFB President, and Darren Haver, Center and County Director, shoveled the first granules of dirt. On hand to witness the momentous occasion were Charlie Peltzer, Peltzer Farms - OCFB Board; Kenny Watkins, California Farm Bureau Federation 1st Vice President; Terry Cook, Village Nursery - OCFB Board; Mark Lopez, OC Produce - OCFB Board; Rick Mack, Crop Protection Services - OCFB Board; Chris Greer, UCANR Vice-Provost; and invited guests.
Attendees enjoyed the beautiful evening feasting on the delicious steak barbecue which included roasted potatoes harvested from a OC Farm Bureau sponsored field day for local youth at South Coast REC.
Proceeds from the event will help fund educational programs sponsored in partnership with OC Farm Bureau at South Coast REC's new ag-urban center.