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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  • Entry 9, week of August 1st These horn worms are a beautiful disaster. I say that because I love the hue of green, and the white ribbed stripes, the little spots, and the tint of red on the tail…BUT these bad boys can eat every leaf off a plant in a few days. Ive seen an entire grape vine loose all ...
  • Farmer’s Journal- Faye Nahm- Entry 08 This is a very interesting season to be at the farm. My class of interns has been able to see the entire process of Rishi stressing over purchasing the farm address, seeing the actual keys to the house in Rishi’s hands, all the way to encountering (in more ways than one) a humungous pile of ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Tyler Bastian – Entry 12 – Week of 08/22/2016 I love the desert. I love the isolation, the solitude. I love the vastness, the quietness, the smallness that I feel here. My kid’s driving us home from an overnight visit to Las Vegas, and the beauty of the desert is mesmerizing. God, it’s just so big, and I lose myself out here. I feel ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Tyler Bastian – Entry 11 – Week of 08/15/2016 Though men aspire to ever higher bounds And curiosity I often chase, Daily I tire of humanity’s pace And in my garden, peace is found. Is the picture we’ve painted of God so true? Or is it a picture of our fear? I seek no more, for this is clear – All I need to know is what I planted, grew. That miracle ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Laura R – Entry 13 – 08/27/16 This will be a very short entry. I am not feeling very introspective or retrospective – maybe I just need some perspective. At any rate, eight words really say it all, “that is a really big pile of shit”. This last Friday was theeee longest day at the farm for me so far.  After 2 hours ...
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