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

  • Bolting Greens- Traci Weamer- Entry 7 As the weather is changing, we are starting to introduce new veggies to the beds.  Many of our greens are beginning  to bolt, a process they go through in order to flower and drop their seed.  Now that I am on the ‘fields team’ I feel a great responsibility for the upkeep of the beds ...
  • life at the farm (Sabi) .    
  • I choose Aussie! (Sabi) Sabi wasn’t up for being interviewed this week (yet) but he was very happy to have Aussie come home to stay with us!  He used his own money and is proud to have adopted her.  Saturday, he sang and danced with her in his arms for much of the morning.
  • Celebration of Life Chika Kondo_Entry 06 “I think what we owe each other is the celebration of life and to replace fear and hopelessness with fearlessness and joy.” –Vandana Shiva For a while, I’ve been struggling with the concept of stability.  It’s never really been my style but as I grow closer to yet another birthday I do get concerned about ...
  • Garden of Great Love This week my team switched to Field work and I am loving it. Manju is full of wisdom of the subtleties of plants and I am deeply enjoying learning alongside her.  Every day I am at the farm, there is something new to learn; this is what a carrot looks like when it’s ready, these ...
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