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- Faye Nahm- Entry 05, Week of 07/04/16 This week, I had the privilege of celebrating with the most recent graduating class of farmer trainees at the “Pitchforks, Poop, and People” potluck. The food was great, the people were great, and the environment was great. But what really stood out to me was the overwhelming sense that I had made the right choice ...
  • Farmer’s Journal- Kelsey Zurcher- Entry 05- 7/04   What is nature, and what is natural? It is defined in the webster dictionary as the physical world and everything in it (such as plants, animals, mountains, oceans, stars, etc.) that are not made by people the inherent character or basic constitution of a person or thing the physical constitution or drives of an organism something that does not contain anything ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Laura R – Entry 08 – Week of July 10, 2016 As part of our internship at the farm, we are required to write our weekly journal. Sometimes at the end of the week – sitting at my computer – I’m still not sure what I want to write about. I think about the week that has passed and what really stood out for me and ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Tyler Bastian – Entry 04 – Week of 06/27/2016 I was excited on Friday because I finally found my compost groove. It was hot, it stunk, it was hard work, but I got to spend some time with Lynn and Chris and I totally lost track of time (a wonderful sign in my book).  And because of our conversation, two thoughts sort of melded; ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Pablo Padilla – Entry 3 – Week of June 27th So I found this earlier today and I’m mostly sharing it on here to see what other people think. It sounds nice but after watching the video I wonder about the quality of the food, where in the cycle does this fit? Where are the nutrients for the mist coming from? What about the waste ...
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