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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  • Organic Foods: Luxury Items or Household Staples? – Alexis Takahashi – Entry 04 Organic foods have always seemed like luxury items to me. Throughout all the years I was a student I would buy the cheapest produce at the local grocery store, trying to find ways to eat a healthy well-balanced diet while scrounging up every last penny I had (I ate a lot of bananas, curry, and ...
  • Health-Carolina Vaquerano-Entry 03 Hello beautiful people! I hope everyone had a lovely week and weekend. This morning I went to the Claremont Farmer’s market. Now, I have been to a farmer’s market before but I never purchased any items. Usually, I would just walk around and observe what vendors were selling. But, today was different and I attribute ...
  • Go For Happiness – Laurette – Entry 4 This week I conquered my fear of setting gopher traps. Gophers are destructive on the farm with many plants being destroyed. Because the gophers live in tunnels underground, and because the cats roam around freely at the farm, the farm staff has been setting wire gopher traps and placing them down the hole and inside ...
  • “Cats “Melissa Cordova- Entry 4 As some of you may know I love cats. I think they are the cutest things and I was so happy to see so many of them when I first stepped foot on the farm. It sealed the deal and then I knew this was the place for me. Although these guys don’t let me ...
  • One Straw At A Time – Alexis Takahashi – Entry 3 I missed a couple days this week at the farm because I came down with a bad cold. So instead I have been reading up on One Straw Revolution by Masanobu Fukuoka. It has been kind of a surreal experience for me to read at this juncture of my life. At the age of 25, ...
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