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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  • Nematodes_ Entry 08_ chika kondo While I know I’m behind on my weekly posts, I do a lot of reflection on my commutes back and forth to the farm.  At first I used to listen to a lot of NPR, so much so that I would catch repeats of different segments since I was driving very early in the morning ...
  • Bacillus Thuringiensis: Entry 07_Chika Kondo Whenever people ask you in an interview, what is your biggest weakness? Everyone is usually encouraged to bend the truth on this one because you want to show them only the perfect parts of yourself. If I were to truly answer this question, it would be time management. Not that I can’t plan things out ...
  • “Wheatgrass Station” Melissa Cordova -Entry 11 As you may know or not know the chickens are fed pretty nicely here at Sarvodaya farms . They are fed an all organic scratch and peck feed, they are fed fat juicy grubs, and of course wheatgrass. The wheatgrass I feel is so important and essential to the chickens nutritional diet. They really enjoy ...
  • “Cat vs Gopher “Melissa Cordova-Entry 10 Monday was quite an interesting morning and the highlight of the week I must say. I was walking towards the nursery to plant some wheatgrass when i see on the corner of my eye one of the cats on the other side of the fence on the other yard over. Which is normal but it ...
  • “Beets” Melissa Cordova -Entry 9 This week there was a big focus on beets , as they were being harvested heavily . A lot of the beets that were harvested were quite large and had a very pretty color on them. Let me just say, beats are not my favorite and I’ve never been a fan. But thats because i ...
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