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-Noy R.- Entry 02- Week of 2/19/16 This week I was able to become more “hands on” with the CSA box prep. From harvesting, to cleaning/organizing, and recording, it was good to feel useful while also learning the Wednesday harvesting operation. Friday was spent making compost; adding woody (carbon) organic matter as a base, to softer (nitrogen rich) organic matter and making ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – J.D. Cerince – Entry 2 – Week of 2/15 This week I started the first part of a series of videos I’m going to make for my Farmer’s Journal. This week I gave a short tour of the farm and a few edible plants that I find fascinating! Check it out!
  • Farmer’s Journal- Noy R.- Entry 01-Week of 2/12/16 Prior to my first day, I did a quick YouTube search of Sarvodaya to see what the farm looked like, familiarize myself with the personnel and layout, and get a general understanding of the operations. Being that this is actually my first internship at anything at all, I wanted to gather as much information as ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – J.D. Cerince – Entry 1 – Week of 2/8 Hello! My name is J.D. Cerince, one of the new interns this year. I’m very excited to finally be involved with the Growing Club and Sarvodaya.  I met Rishi and Manju last year at Permaculture Voices 2 and have been following their work ever since. I’ve always been inspired by their initiative to integrate farming ...
  • Changing, Growing, Evolving One of the things I love about the farm is that things are always changing. Sometimes the differences are obvious, and sometimes they happen in the subtlest of ways. There are always new things happening, new horizons reached, and new ideas tested in the moment. New seed varieties, new vegetables ready for harvest, new seedlings peeking ...
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