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- Faye Nahm- Entry 04, Week of 06/20/16 This week was HOT! My car registered 113 degrees on Monday, which made me so grateful on Wednesday for the cooler temperatures of the high 90s. But even with the consecutive days of scorching heat, the farm looked great- a true testament to the health and high water retention capacity of the soil as well ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Pablo Padilla – Entry 2 – Week of June 20th Farmer's Journal - Pablo Padilla - Entry 2 - Week of June 20th
  • Farmer’s Journal – Pablo Padilla – Entry 1 – Week of June 13th I finished the week sunburnt. Never thinking that I’d be involving myself with urban farming it has so far been fun and exhausting. My plan originally was to have an easier summer because I just finished my first long-term substitute teaching assignment. That took most of my time and now that task has been replaced ...
  • Farmer’s Journal-Kelsey Zurcher-Entry 03-6/20 This past week, I had the pleasure of being scheduled to harvest from the fields! This is the best task on the farm in my opinion. The feeling you get is indescribable when you see a little bright red tomato peeking out from underneath the vines, or a beautiful bright yellow cucumber hidden behind the ...
  • 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 ...
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