Growing jobs by the vineyard
A vineyard at Central Lakes College (CLC) Agriculture and Energy Center in Staples, combined with course material, is giving area students a chance to step into the wine industry.
Viticulturist Dennis Drummond is leading the effort at CLC. The vineyard at Staples took shape last year with first-year growth on grapevines. Individual growers and the University of Minnesota gave Drummond cuttings for the vineyard.
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