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

  • So plants are cool-Carolina Vaquerano- Entry 02 Man it has been one crazy week for America and me personally. But, seeing everyone united and speaking out reassures me that everything will be ok. Recently, I enrolled into two courses on Coursera: What A Plant Knows and Agriculture, Economics and Nature. For those of you who are not familiar with Coursera, it is ...
  • “The Tackling of the Mulch Pile” Melissa Cordova – Entry #2 Friday was awesome! I never knew I could have so much fun and feel a great sense of accomplishment transporting mulch to expand the walkway and garden beds. It was such a great sunny day, not too cold ,not too warm. But anyways back to the mulch. That pile was pretty substantial, not too big ...
  • Mulch Mountain – Laurette Lavin – Entry 2 Week two started out with rain on my side. I knew beforehand I had to miss Monday, so I was relieved when that morning’s training was canceled anyway due to rain. Oh and not just rain, buckets and buckets of it. Wednesday was the usual frenzy with getting the C.S.A. baskets ready for the customers. Someone ...
  • Layers-Cheryl-Entry 02 Monday morning rolled in with a splash.  I got up wondering if training would go ahead.  Heading towards the door I thought to check my email.    Well, well, well,  class cancelled.  Immediately thoughts of line dancing, exercise class and lunch at the “Brick” was dancing in my head.  Then the grown up part of me kicked in ...
  • 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. ...
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