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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  • Week 1-2 (Mayela) Intro- I am here because my mom and I have been really into gardening. When my mom found out about this internship, she told us that she was going to sign us up, and I got really excited! On our way there, on the first day, I was wondering what it was going to be like ...
  • Week 1-2- My very long blog (Lucas) Intro-   I’m here because my mom decided to do the farm internship. At first I thought I wouldn’t like it, but since coming I’ve found that I actually enjoy it. I especially enjoyed shoveling the compost and learning how a compost pile is built. Another day I helped build a lizard house by laying down bricks ...
  • How do we heal with food? Chika Kondo_Entry 04 Last Saturday, I had the opportunity to go to the Compost/Coffee/Heart medicine workshop and the facilitator Celena de Luna walked us through a dope tea ceremony where we sat with the tea and imagined what the herb looked like and what our hearts looked like. She later asked us what did we see in our ...
  • Chapter 4 – Tyler Silvestre – Entry 4 “…and to His beloved, He gives rest.” I often use achievements as the standard for my self-worth. Especially as somebody still so young, I look far forward to potential life and career opportunities, but often look past the moments that are now. This causes me to ignore the important things of my present life, such as loving ...
  • 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 ...
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