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 as Healer – Alexis Takahashi – Entry 02 I have long had a contentious relationship with food. A couple of months after I began college, I started vomiting regularly. My regular bouts of nausea made it difficult for me to eat, and I began to feel weak and malnourished. After many tortured nights on WebMD with a wastebasket situated securely within reach, I ...
  • Chapter 2 – Tyler Silvestre – Entry 2 “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth”. There is so much to learn at Sarvodaya; I am learning about the farm, I am learning about myself. It is becoming more and more apparent to me that I need to slow down. Over the last few years, I’ve somehow made my life fast paced, ...
  • Things I Learned On the Farm- Traci Weamer- Entry 2 “It’s all about your roots”   Ah…this week has been a beautiful week for me.  Monday I hibernated at home due to the muddy conditions at the farm, which allowed for a ton of space for reflection and stillness.  As the last few drops of the rainstorm sprinkled down, I nestled myself in a cozy corner of ...
  • So plants are cool-Carolina Vaquerano- Entry 02 Man it has been one crazy week for America and me personally. But, seeing everyone united and speaking out reassures me that everything will be ok. Recently, I enrolled into two courses on Coursera: What A Plant Knows and Agriculture, Economics and Nature. For those of you who are not familiar with Coursera, it is ...
  • “The Tackling of the Mulch Pile” Melissa Cordova – Entry #2 Friday was awesome! I never knew I could have so much fun and feel a great sense of accomplishment transporting mulch to expand the walkway and garden beds. It was such a great sunny day, not too cold ,not too warm. But anyways back to the mulch. That pile was pretty substantial, not too big ...
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