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 – Tyler Bastian – Entry 16 – Week of 09/19/2016   Are you stressed about money? If you are, if you wish you had more of it, if you feel like it’s a battle, this might help. Isn’t it funny how the farm spends only what it has? There is no credit line at the bank, far as I’ve ever heard. I’ll bet if Rishi needs new irrigation ...
  • Farmer’s Journal- Ingrid Gutierrez Week 10 (Aug 8-12) Long cayenne peppers: don’t harvest until super red! I was super synced with this week’s lecture for some reason. Wednesday morning, Faye and I were working in the kitchen area, she was washing and bundling greens, while I washed harvest bins at the sink. And I somehow started sharing things that would be shared (an hour later) ...
  • Farmer’s Journal- Ingrid Gutierrez Week 9 (Aug 1-5) This was my first week back on the farm since my Mexico trip. It was nice to return to the farm and harvest plants that I had never seen prior. The suyo cucumbers and amaranth were new to me and to the farm (for the season). I learned about their harvest. Gopher traps were set incorrectly ...
  • Farmer’s Journal-Cindy Soto-9/19/16-9/25/16 Hi Everyone! My name is Cindy Soto and I am one of the new incoming interns. A little bit about myself: It all started when I took an Environmental Science class at my community college a few years back. My eyes opened up so much thanks to Professor Ling, at Pasadena City College. From there I made some ...
  • Farmer’s Journal-Brooke Ramos- 9/19/16-9/25/16 Anywhere is a good place to begin. For those who I’ve yet to encounter, or those who I have encountered but have yet to properly introduce myself to; Hello, I’m Brooke. I’ve always had difficulty summing up the self into a handful, (or so), of words. Selves are such complex, intricate creatures. Wouldn’t you say? Well, let’s make the attempt ...
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