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

  • Will I Survive? Emy Shibukawa-Week 1 First of all…wishing all of the moms an Awesomely Blessed Happy Mother’s Day! I had a wonderful, but painful week! It’s incredible how I not only am a grandma, but “feel like a grandma”! This week was a killer for me! I woke up Thursday morning wondering if I could actually make it through this program! ...
  • Rethinking Waste – Kimberly Kirner – Entry 1 At the end of my first week at Sarvodaya Farms, I think what is most striking about my shift in myself is my heightened awareness of waste.  It’s a shift in perceptual awareness, and it is uncomfortable – but necessary.  At Sarvodaya Farms, almost nothing is wasted.  Everything has a purpose, a way to give ...
  • the path – Iris Xu – Entry 01 I’ve worked in media making documentary films for…what feels like a long time now. I graduated on a Sunday, moved to New York Monday, and started working that Tuesday. And I hadn’t stopped…until now. This is the first time in my entire life that I don’t have A Plan. I’ve been trying to sit with ...
  • Week 1 – Chicken or the Egg by Reshama Damle It occurred to me on Friday that I have long, elaborate conversations with the chickens on the farm…only these dialogues are all in my head. I’m usually the first one in the morning to use the bathroom and I find myself enjoying the walk because I get to pass and chat with the chickens. They ...
  • Introduction & Farm As Ecosystem – Will Floyd – Entry 01   Hello everyone! This has been a great week getting to know the farm and the new intern group; I’m really looking forward to the rest of the program. I feel like I’m learning a ton of new information every day, and this gives me hope for a future where I might be able to contribute ...
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