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 – Toni Jensen – Entry #5 – Week of Dec. 7   Daikon! I will admit that I had never heard of daikon before interning at the farm. I’m not a huge radish fan so perhaps thats why I never looked into them. But Manju kept talking up this huge radish and said they make great stew. I replaced potatoes with daikon in a beef stew I simmered ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Katie Lewis– Entry 11 – Efficiency I was recently having a conversation with a new acquaintance at a mutual volunteer shift.  He was showing me how to do this particular job signing people in so they could buy their bulk organic foods–the particulars of the job aren’t really important.  The point is, the job was a little inefficient and I pointed ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Eunice Fitzgerald – Entry 012 – Week of 11/23 Hello friends, Life has caught up with me once again and I have been putting my Sarvodaya posts on the back burner. I haven’t posted for the past 3 weeks, and I’m afraid that too much time has passed to recall enough memory for those missing entries. However, I would like to mention a brief summary ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Eunice Fitzgerald – Entry 011 – Week of 11/16 Hello friends! So much abundance at the farm this winter season! I have been quite busy so it has been hard to sit down and type out some entries, but I wanted to let you all know that things are well, and so much is still being learned! My stint at the farm is quickly coming ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Katie Lewis– Entry 10 – Persimmon Persimmons!  I feel like I’ve only truly discovered persimmons in the last few years.  I missed out on this fruit for a long time.  Recently I’ve been enjoying hachiya persimmons at Sarvodaya; like really, really enjoying them.  I feel like you can’t eat a hachiya in public.  It’s a private, messy, drip down your chin kind ...
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