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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  • Follow the Yeses (Rishi and us laughing about how ‘unnatural’ it is for him to be talking on his cell phone in this pic 🙂   Rishi’s lecture busting apart the false dichotomy of natural vs. unnatural and all of the dogmas that it spawns, was refreshing and a great reminder.  I certainly have a tendency to go there, simply ...
  • Ginger Ale! (Sabriel) Monday What did you do today? “Today we did compost and we dug a deep hole and put a pipe in it, put concrete in it, then we put a little bit more rocks by the house, then we put dirt over it, then we made it flat, then we tested it.” How did you test it? ...
  • Last week in the Field (Maya) On Monday my dad came to the farm. It was cool to have my whole family there. On Wednesday we came for the lecture that Rishi gave. On Friday only Laurette and I were there from our team.We also found out that it was our last day on the field station. Laurette and I walked ...
  • Never say Natural (Lucas) Monday was presidents day so my dad had the day off and he decided to come to the farm. It was really cool having my dad there because one, I enjoyed having my whole family there and two, because it was fun knowing more than my dad. Monday was a compost day for me so I ...
  • Chapter 6 – Tyler Silvestre – Entry 6 Tough hands are tender too; Grazing the dust of day, And melting the frost by her fingertips. – Swales become of her footsteps And palms pressed to the dirt, But she will mulch again. – The aching half-acre, Reaching to the King, Is honored by the harvest. – Is it by twink’ling blade Or tumbling sparrow? She knows the time of glory: – To draft from beds the ready greens, To send to ...
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