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

  • Last week in the Field (Maya) On Monday my dad came to the farm. It was cool to have my whole family there. On Wednesday we came for the lecture that Rishi gave. On Friday only Laurette and I were there from our team.We also found out that it was our last day on the field station. Laurette and I walked ...
  • Never say Natural (Lucas) Monday was presidents day so my dad had the day off and he decided to come to the farm. It was really cool having my dad there because one, I enjoyed having my whole family there and two, because it was fun knowing more than my dad. Monday was a compost day for me so I ...
  • Chapter 6 – Tyler Silvestre – Entry 6 Tough hands are tender too; Grazing the dust of day, And melting the frost by her fingertips. – Swales become of her footsteps And palms pressed to the dirt, But she will mulch again. – The aching half-acre, Reaching to the King, Is honored by the harvest. – Is it by twink’ling blade Or tumbling sparrow? She knows the time of glory: – To draft from beds the ready greens, To send to ...
  • Reductionism vs holism-Carolina Vaquerano-Entry 05 Hello beautiful people! This week marks the end for our group to be dubbed the animal team. When I first started working with the chickens I absolutely loathed the task. This was primarily due to what I thought about chickens. But, after weeks of interacting and observing the chickens they began to grow on me. Each ...
  • “Must be this tall to ride” -Traci W- Entry 5 Life is a roller coaster.  Not only is it a roller coaster, but its a roller coaster that you have never been on.  Its a roller coaster that is seemingly always under construction and whose sealtbelts come unfastened during the upside down loop.  Life is messy.  As much as life can get in the way ...
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