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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  • Farmer’s Journal – Cecile Ledru – Week of 12/19 The more I learn about growing food, the more respect I have for the natural world, for the creatures that feed us, plants and animals, and for the farmers that grow our food. This really is one of the most important job in the world. Not just because farmers feed the population, but also because ...
  • Winter is for introspection. 12/26/16-1/1/17 This past month has felt¬†calm and intentional. You can feel it on the farm, as well. The plants are all flourishing, but in a constant, slow and steady pace. It’s as if the Earth, herself, is at rest here. Gathering her strength, and the air in her lungs to cycle around the sun once more. I ...
  • Within the blur of celebrations. 12/19-12/25 I have said it before, and I will say it time and time again; What a sacred space Sarvodaya has been for me. Last week on the farm was a short week, due to the holidays and most of us traveling to see friends and family. My travels were definitely a needed change from the routine ...
  • Week of 12/12/16-12/16/16 New day on the farm, and new set of tasks! Susan and I are now on the compost and nursery tasks for the remaining time of the internship. Which made me realize we are already about 3 months in, with about a month left :(. BUT I am so excited to gain more knowledge on ...
  • An intelligent ecosystem. –12/12-12/18 I am an indecisive person. My problem being that I feel equal about all of the things that I enjoy. As my best friend would say, “You love everything.” And she’s right, I do. But in addition to the countless of other healthful benefits that Sarvodaya has brought into my life, it has encouraged some feelings of ...
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