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

  • Farm Bootcamp (Sylvia) I was surprised when we started at the farm how uncomfortable it was for me to squat and plant seedlings in the fields. So honestly, when I moved to the field team I was worried…but also ready for a challenge.  Recently, I have been very inspired by John Robbins’ book “Healthy at 100”  which challenges ...
  • Farm days! (Sabriel) Sabriel has not been wanting to be interviewed lately and we are respecting his wishes. He continues to enjoy the farm, asking excitedly every day, “Is it a farm day?” and when it is, hopping out of bed, eager and purposeful. He bounces around from team to team throughout the day, and likes to help wherever he ...
  • Geometry workshop- Lucas This week on the farm we built a shade structure. It was a week long process.  Monday we did the math to figure out how long the poles needed to be. Then we got to work cutting them with a hand saw. Once we had finished we began assembling.  It took us a couple tries ...
  • Plant Intelligence- Traci Weamer- Entry #9 “Are plants intelligent?  Do they have consciousness?  Awareness?”   Back in January, when I first began this internship, if you would have asked me any of the previous question I would have looked at you with a sort of cockeyed stare.  “Are plants intelligent?  Of course not!”  In my former way of thinking intelligence goes like this: ...
  • Random-Carolina Vaquerano-Entry 06 Yikes! It has been awhile since I posted something. School, work and the internship has kept me very busy but I think I finally am getting into the groove of things. Hmm so what’s new? Well I started a tractor driving course at Mt. San Antonio college. I learned about different tractors and got to ...
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