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>

Latest Posts

  • Will You Be My Microgreen? I am enjoying being stationed in Sarvodaya Farm’s groovy, new and improved nursery.  Like a little seedling, I am soaking up as much of Farmer Rishi’s seed starting knowledge as I can. I feel a bit like the plug trays we use to start seeds: sometimes the water is slow to absorb and pools on ...
  • “Flower Power ”Melissa Cordova-Entry 14 As the spring season has rolled in I have been seeing new flowers springing up around the farm. They add a very nice pop of color to the farm and sometimes when I walk by them my instinct is to stop and take them in (look at them, take a picture, admire). There is something ...
  • “Cabbage and Beets” Melissa Cordova -Entry 13 The cabbage has been coming in nicely and Wednesday I was lucky enough to harvest some for the CSA. I have been secretly keeping a tally of all the cool vegetables I want to harvest the most. cabbage was one of them. Seeing them in their early stages when I first started my internship I ...
  • “Nursery Time! ” Melissa Cordova -Entry 12 This week my team and I started Nursery duties and I was excited. I wanted to start the nursery for the longest (since I started my internship). The nursery team seemed to be the most relaxing of the teams. I mean being gentle and tending to little plant babies is something you have to do ...
  • Earth Mamas (Sylvia) Mayela’s name means ” Earth, mother, nurse, goddess.” Her name came to me as I connected spiritually and asked for the name that would reflect her essence. She has been Sabi’s second mama since birth and a tender caring soul to me throughout our journey together, she tends to the earth with a natural wisdom…and ...
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