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-Kelsey Zurcher-Entry 15-9/12 Go to seed or cherish with my tastebuds…? Is a question I have resolved lately. There are many types of seeds that are easy to save after you eat the fruit (peppers, tomatoes, apples, avocados etc.). A bummer is that there are also many types of other plants that you have to sacrifice (not eating their ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Tyler Bastian – Entry 14 – Week of 09/05/2016 I’ve never done this before, but I’m going to tell you what I did on the farm today, starting with how I abused the cats. Well, I didn’t really abuse them, but they may tell a different story. If you’re a cat whisperer, it might go like this… “So we saw that loser coming to feed us, ...
  • Farmer’s Journal-Kelsey Zurcher-Entry 14-9/05 Basil green Woody stems Stiff and bitter We have A LOT of basil plants on the farm at the moment scattered about here and there, surrounding kale plants, spread out in between garlic chives, spotting around the cucumbers…etc. Inevitably certain plants have gotten slightly neglected by the farm hands’ pruners, and today I got to see what that ...
  • Farmer’s Journal-Kelsey Zurcher-Entry 13-8/29 At the moment the farm is in this strange phase between the Summer season and the Fall. This makes Wednesday CSA days more difficult for Manju, Rishi, and Katie because they have to ensure that there are enough crops to go out. Luckily Rishi being a farmer who knows a lot of other farmers (who ...
  • Entry 13, Week of August 29th This week on the farm: The chickens shared some bugs. They now follow me around their coops because they know I’ll flip the logs over for them. Resulting in a treat. I found a Rimpacante with a beautiful flower still in tact. And a Rimpacante that no one else had seen for days upon days ...
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