Waypoint 11

Waypoint 11: Amache Agriculture: Yesterday and Today

Before we came to camp many of our families were involved in farming and agriculture in California. When we came to Amache our fathers and mothers brought all of their farming skills and experience with them. The WRA organized the Farm Program at Amache that capitalized on the skills of the Issei and Nisei farmers. The Amache Farm Program operated on 10,085 acres of land that was taken by the WRA through eminent domain from 18 different farms and ranches before the war…

Waypoint 11 Audio – Amache Agriculture_ Yesterday and Today