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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  • Salad Team – Sara Tso – Entry 3 Two Wednesdays ago, Chika, Carolina, and I were appointed salad team. Harvesting, washing and drying, and assembling salad mixes is our task to complete for the CSA boxes. Some mornings the melting frost bites at our fingertips, but nevertheless we have a fun time from start to finish. It’s been such a joy putting the ...
  • Fresh Air (Sylvia-Poareo family) At the farm there is so much fresh air; yes, the literal air which is lovely and then there are the awesome people.  I so enjoy learning about every person that was drawn to Sarvodaya and find their thoughtfulness and insight so reFRESHing.  This makes sense of course, because my work for the last twenty ...
  • How to make compost (Sabriel) What did you do with the shovel w Elinor? We rinsed it off…let it hang and then we put the wax on” What did you use the shovel for? “compost.” What did you do with the compost? “Sometimes we make it, sometimes we flip it, sometimes we move it, we do everything.” What went into the compost? “Leaves, ...
  • Fun Farm (Mayela) On Monday I spent most of my time with the chickens. I helped out with getting the eggs, feeding, and putting them up. I also did some harvesting with Chika. We were harvesting spinach. I had a great time.   On Wednesday we couldn’t make it for the morning part but we came for the lesson about ...
  • Eating Worms or not.. (Lucas) Monday: I had compost duty on Monday, so right when I got there I started on it. Traci and I were assigned to sifting the compost and storing it in the crates. First we would shovel some finished compost onto a sifter which we had set upon a wheelbarrow, then we would sift it into ...
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