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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  • Entry 26 – “The 7 am crew” by Reshama Damle We all get up really early to be at the farm. I know I try really hard to get there at 7am even though I wake up at 5am. We start at 7am and put in our hours so we have the luxury of cutting out at 11am when it’s not blazing hot. We made ...
  • cycles – Iris Xu – Entry 11 Something I’ve come back to a lot recently is what the farm has taught me about cycles. I think especially at the beginning of the program it was really sad for me when we cleared a bed. I’d feel bad for the crop we were taking out, mourning the loss of what was there rather than ...
  • Entry 25 – “Hi, My name is Reshama and I’m a fossil fuel-aholic.” by Reshama Damle I make a huge carbon footprint. I don’t like to admit it, but my awareness of my footprint has grown and I see how I make a lot more garbage than I think I do. Every day I come to the farm I dutifully bring my loaded compost bucket and I harvest food with my ...
  • Entry 24 – “Cooked” by Reshama Damle Cooking is one of my biggest challenges these days. I eat practically the same thing everyday and I have other food, but I just don’t know what to do with it. I love getting cool, new produce in my weekly box. I feel so good getting it and eating it. But after dutifully persevering it ...
  • Entry 23 – “Hottie by Nature” by Reshama Damle I’m looking at my food differently these days. This week, I harvested carrots for the first time ever. It was so much fun and something I hope everyone gets to experience. Funny thing is, every carrot I pulled out of the ground had a funny shape. Not one of them was the perfect canonical shape ...
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