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Santa Cruz, California<br />
June 16, 2013<br />
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Pruning organic pear trees is thought at University of California Santa Cruz by Orin Martin to students of the six-month apprenticeship program. He manages the Alan Chadwick Garden at UC Santa Cruz, where he is widely admired for his skills as a master orchardist, horticulturalist, and teacher.<br />
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The Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture is an educational program of the Center focusing on practical training in organic gardening and small-scale farming.<br />
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The six-month Apprenticeship offers instruction and daily work experience in organic gardening and farming, focusing on ecological interactions amongst plants, soils, climate, insects, and pathogens.