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>

Latest Posts

  • Farmer’s Journal: Haleemah- Entry 1, Week of 6/06/16 Being on the farm this first week has been an enlightening experience. I work as a Development Officer for a local nonprofit in Los Angeles. We are currently building a urban farm on a 2.5 acre site in the heart of the Watts community. I came to Sarvodaya Farms to learn more about organic growing ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Tyler Bastian – Entry 01 – Week of 06/06   “The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately, it is not so much that you use your mind wrongly – you usually don’t use it at all. It uses you. This is the disease. You believe that you are your mind. This ...
  • Farmer’s training-Kelsey Zurcher-Entry 01-Week of 6/06 In my suburban/urban world between school, home, and work life there is hardly a time for me to have interactions with plants. However when I am intentional about being aware of the sounds of the trees, sweet songs of the birds, and to truly feel a breeze then I am at peace. My heart feels quiet and ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – LauraR – Entry 04 – Week of 06/10/2016 This week was very busy as usual. All the new interns had their official start this week and I believe everyone is happy with all they are learning. The highlight of the week for me is Wednesdays. Wednesdays are harvest days and I have the opportunity to interact with so many people at the farm. ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Sarah Harroff – Entry 01 – Week of 6/10 Hello! My name is Sarah and I live in West Los Angeles. We have the highest percentage of renters relative to any other major metro area in the US, meaning that many of us would-be gardeners lack a plot of land to cultivate. But that doesn’t mean that there aren’t opportunities for apartment-dwellers to participate ...
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