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

  • “Harvest views” Melissa Cordova-Entry 3 Some of the pictures of this weeks harvest . I was surrounded by beautiful colors and wonderful textures.
  • The Beauty of Food- Traci Weamer- Entry 3 I love food.  And if you are anything like me you love food too!  We can’t help it, its in our biology.  We need it for survival! When I was growing up I thought all vegetables came from a can.  I didn’t know that cans were used to preserve ‘fresh’ veggies and i didn’t even know ...
  • “The ultimate goal of farming…” Chika Kondo_Entry 03 “…is not the growing of crops but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.” – Masanobu Fukuoka One thing that I truly appreciate about Fukuoka-san was his determination and drive to live out his philosophy of nothingness and humanity knowing nothing through farming. I agree with him that the significance of natural farming goes beyond producing ...
  • Chapter 3 – Tyler Silvestre – Entry 3 “Humble yourself, therefore… so at the proper time you may be exalted.” It’s no surprise that some times are harder than others. Lately, I’ve been slowly disconnecting myself from my needless “vanities”. Perhaps working on the farm has something to do with that, regardless, the last week of my life has lead me into personal conviction ...
  • The Farm Is About Growth – Laurette Lavin – Entry 3 I like the idea of wearing overalls to work. But what attracts me most to being an urban farmer intern is the opportunity to grow as a person. There is a feeling among the interns that we are lucky to have found the farm… and each other. It seems I am not alone in coming ...
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