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 7, Week of July 18th I really enjoyed banding together and making a worm bench. If felt good to get my hands dirty and use power tools. I was really impressed with the design and how much Mike had considered the environment when choosing his materials. The sealer we put on to protect the wood was a mix of olive ...
  • Farmer’s Journal-Kelsey Zurcher-Entry 08-7/25 I kept a keen eye on the okra this week to see how my soap bath had effected the plant, and to see how many aphids were present compared to last week. So as a recap, Manju sprayed the plant with the soapy water either two Friday’s ago or two Monday’s ago. Then I came ...
  • Quote of the Week “Patience may be a virtue for mankind, but for a gardner, it’s essential” David King, SLOLA  
  • Farmer’s Journal – Tyler Bastian – Entry 08 – Week of 07/25/2016 Okay, today I’m going to make this simple. You’re spoiled. That’s right, you flip a light switch and voila, lights come on. You push a button at the gas station & fuel comes out & goes into your car. You HAVE a car, or at least you drive one. And when you push the magic pedal on ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Laura R – Entry 09 – Week of 07/22/16 “Control seed and you control life itself.”   Dr. Vandana Shiva This past Wednesday David King and Laura – sorry I don’t recall her last name, from the Seed Library of Los Angeles, came to the farm to teach a class on seed saving. As soon as Rishi let us know they would be coming to teach a class, I ...
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