Fresno County Farm Bureau http://kvpr.org en Young Farmers Cultivate A New Image for Valley Agriculture http://kvpr.org/post/young-farmers-cultivate-new-image-valley-agriculture <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Amber </span>Balakian<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> grew up on a farm in </span>Reedley<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Her family grows 80 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, plus a wide variety of fruits and vegetables.</span></p><p>But it took her attending Harvard University’s Extension School to realize that her family’s business was pretty cool. She returned to the 20-acre farm after she earned her master’s degree in 2009.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 17:28:08 +0000 Rebecca Plevin 20244 at http://kvpr.org Young Farmers Cultivate A New Image for Valley Agriculture