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 15, Week of September 12th I was absent this week, attending my essential oil convention in Salt Lake City Utah. There were numerous speakers, introducing 23 new products. Two of the products are new oils sourced from Nepal. Grown by small scale farmers who had little to nothing until Doterra comes in and teaches them the trade. Teachers them how ...
  • Entry 14, Week of September 5th It’s crazy to think that chemical pesticides and fertilizers and herbicides have dominated the market and growing practices. I just don’t understand how people can think, this kills this bug or this weed but it won’t hurt me at all…..then there are those who say ooh its because its a small amount….how is ANY amount ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Tyler Bastian – Entry 15 – Week of 09/12/2016 I met a millionaire around 15 years ago, and he told me to read a book. I met another one a year or so later, and he gave me another one to read. Shortly after, I met Robert Kiyosaki, who wrote a book I read in between those two. I hired a life coach a ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Laura R – Entry 15 – 09/30/16 So there have been plenty of posts regarding the infamous fig beetles that were so abundant at the farm this year.  Even I have commented on them and one thing that for me that has come as a side benefit from working at the farm is that I am no longer afraid of them. I ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Laura R – Entry 14 – 9/30/16 Last year when I really began learning about sustainable garden principles, one of the first things I did was to eliminate my garden boxes. And inspired by one of the Growing Club meetings I attended where we sheet mulched Carolyn’s yard, I decided to level the soil a bit, covered it with cardboard and minimal ...
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