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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  • Community One of the things that came up in conversation over the compost pile this past week was the joys of social interactions on the farm. The social setting is also one of my favorite things. The farm is a safe and welcoming space to practice sustainable living and connect with like hearted individuals on topics spanning ...
  • Farmer’s Journal-Aja Whitten-Entry 01-Week of 6/18 The power of putrification nasty bubbling leaking rotting boil boil toil and trouble putrid fungal mitochondrial ooze dyslexic turnabout of Life~Death~Life ~Death. Teeming hot steamy fruit of funk life unraveling, de-compost. Crystallized memory Of becoming This transition of rot becomes me Breathing new life teeming multitudinous decompression De. Completion: the joy of breaking down Breaking apart breaking out Separation decent into funktified becoming ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Faye Nahm – Entry 03 – Week of 06/17/16 On Friday, I got to join Lynn, Aja, Karin, and Noy on a compost adventure. We extended an existing pile by layering aged horse poop (yummy), rotting fruit (yummier), and a biodynamic compost starter which was used as a microbial inoculant (yummiest). It was a smelly and glorious job. We also transferred an almost finished compost ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Tyler Bastian – Entry 02 – Week of 06/12 Recently, a friend said to me “Hey look, a squirrel.” I actually hadn’t heard this before, but when he explained it I realized he was poking a little fun at me. Well, this week, two of my squirrels met. One squirrel was our differences. The other was our farm. Here’s what came of it…   It’s words ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Laura R – Entry 05 – Week of 06/17/2016 This past week at the farm was very interesting as usual. The rampicante are ripe and making it into the CSA boxes. Most of us at the farm had never heard of, nor seen a squash like this before. They are very beautiful and grow in some really crazy shapes. It is another plant I ...
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