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

  • My path to Sarvodaya Farms – Sara Tso – Entry 1 My path to Sarvodaya Farms’ internship program was completely unexpected. I’ve always been an environmentally conscious person, though mostly through personal decisions. Five years ago I started my baking business to encourage sustainability to others through carefully sourcing the best organic and locally grown ingredients, create something with my hands, and to be my own boss. ...
  • The Path to the Farm – Laurette Lavin – Entry 1 So many things have brought me to the Sarvodaya Farm’s Internship Program. When my husband and I were given a one percent chance of ever getting pregnant, even the fertility doctors thought we were a lost cause. This started us on a path of fighting and researching for ourselves. Ultimately, we proved the western medical ...
  • First Week at Sarvodaya-Melissa Cordova – Entry #1 My name is Melissa Cordova and I am a recent graduate of the University of California , Merced . I earned a B.A. in psychology and double minored in environmental sciences and sustainablity along with sociology. I joined the farmer training program because I felt passionate about food growth and the importance of community gardens , ...
  • Chapter 1 – Tyler Silvestre – Entry 1 My name is Tyler Silvestre. Sometimes I have a lot to say, and sometimes I don’t. I was raised in Sacramento, CA and enrolled as a Plant Science student at Cal Poly Pomona in August, 2015. I had no prior knowledge about the vastness, the necessity, and the importance of the agricultural industry. Since my enrollment, my ...
  • We are going to be alright-Carolina Vaquerano-Entry 01 Hello beautiful people! I hope everyone had a fantastic week and weekend despite of some disappointing events that recently happened. Nonetheless, as my favorite rapper Kendrick Lamar once said, we are all going to be alright. I was born and raised in southern California. Sometimes I like to act like a clown and sometimes I ...
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