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 #3 – Week of Sept. 27   Running a little late with my farm updates. The two little guys pictured above can make it a challenge to get on the computer and write coherent sentences. My youngest thinks that anytime I leave the house without her now that I am going to the farm. She was disappointed that there aren’t cows there. ...
  • Farmer’s Journal–Katie Lewis–Entry 4, Portrait of Moringa Hello!  I’m enjoying a rainy, cloudy morning that feels a little fall-ish.  Looking forward to more rain to come! I am going to write today about another plant that I have run into at Sarvodaya, called Moringa.  It’s a super fast growing tree that’s nitrogen fixing and very good to eat (in moderation), full of protein, calcium, ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Eunice Fitzgerald – Entry 05 – Week of 9/21 Hello readers! I hope you are all doing well! Another week has gone by where I feel like I have been exposed to some great knowledge. I am in a constant state of awe as I work with the Earth and run around the farm with dirt underneath my fingernails. It is truly amazing to see the ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Alexandra Carbone – Entry # 2 – Week of Sept. 20 Another amazing week on the farm. The chickens and zucchini were both very glossy. I spend my monday and friday afternoons basking in the afterglow of fresh air, sunshine, exercise, and interacting with vigorous plants. I read that the microbes in dirt are antidepressants and seeing how happy I am when I’m covered in it, ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Toni Jensen – Entry #2 – Week of Sept. 21 Second week at the farm! I was glad to start my week off with a farm day. I took a week off between the test week and official start of my internship so I was happy to get back to the dirt. And I sure did get dirty. Monday started off with a huge compost delivery so ...
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