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 12/05     I just watched this one-hour documentary called the Private Life of Chickens on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1c06xOF4uQ8 I really enjoyed watching it and felt it was actually really important to do so, because chickens and their eggs are such an important part of our diet for most of us and of our culture as well (I come from ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Cecile Ledru – Week of 12/12 This week all the interns rotated tasks and we are now on with learning a whole set of  tasks for the last weeks of the internship. Krysta and I are now learning about harvesting. Yet because it is now winter and veggies are stretching their maturity time, the pace is rather slow and we can ...
  • Farmer’s Journal- Susan Nina Kim- Entry #5-Week of 12/5/16 How time flies when you are having fun!  It was just yesterday when the air was so hot and we were  sweating all day trying to find some shade while working.  Now into winter, we feel the chill of the air and dryness from the cold.  Most of us here are relieved and continuously giving ...
  • Wasn’t it just September? 12/5/16-12/11/16 It feels as though time is quickening it’s pace. Throughout these last few months Sarvodaya farms has become a sacred space for me. And what a necessary space it is for one to have. A space to exist naturally, where you are encouraged to share, and ask. Where you are welcomed to express all of your seemingly odd interests ...
  • Week of 12/5/16-12/9/16 Susan and I started with the tasks of harvesting. I enjoyed learning when to harvest certain warm weather veggies, Manju teaching us how to harvest an eggplant depending on how the whole plant is doing, or where on a long bean to cut/not to cut so it keeps producing.  Then we moved on to chickens. ...
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