Farmers in Training Journal

<p style=”padding:10px;”>Journal entries below are from Interns in our Farmer Training Program. These entries are mean to provide insight into the world of farming from the view of newcomers, and serve as an educational resource for our community. We hope you enjoy these journal entries as much as our interns enjoy their time on the farm! </p>

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  • In The Nursery – Sara Tso – Entry 6 A few weeks ago I moved from animal team to the nursery. While I was bummed to say goodbye to the chickens, I was eager to learn how to grow plants from seed. I’d say I have mild success in not killing plants, but sorely lack in helping them grow and thrive. It’s been a ...
  • Soaked Whole Wheat Banana Bread – Sara Tso – Entry 5 Shortly after my first nutrition course with Elinor, I went home and decided to make something with soaked whole wheat flour. Elinor mentioned during our delicious meal that soaking whole grain flours aids in the digestion process. Soaking also softens the outer hull, making for a more tender crumb. After spotting a pair of beyond-speckled ...
  • “Chicken Update” Melissa Cordova – Entry 9 This week my team and me have gotten the hang a little bit with the chickens. I am now way more comfortable catching the chickens. It is also getting much easier to catch the chickens and putting them back in the coops. The older white chickens seem to be the ones who give us a ...
  • “Food heaven ” Melissa Cordova – Entry 8 This week I was able to have some time off work and stayed for the Friday food and nutrition class. Let me just say the food was not only phenomenal it was such a great experience being able to sit with my fellow peers and share the wonderful meal together. I enjoyed sitting across everyone ...
  • Ideal Garden- Traci W- Entry 8 This Wednesday we discussed having purpose when designing our garden and/or farm.  This makes sense, because you won’t know how/when/what to plant if you don’t have a plan and some needed intention behind it all. Rishi said something I thought was amusing.  He gave us a little exercise to do in which we were to imagine ...
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