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 04 – Week of 06/27/2016 I was excited on Friday because I finally found my compost groove. It was hot, it stunk, it was hard work, but I got to spend some time with Lynn and Chris and I totally lost track of time (a wonderful sign in my book).  And because of our conversation, two thoughts sort of melded; ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Pablo Padilla – Entry 3 – Week of June 27th So I found this earlier today and I’m mostly sharing it on here to see what other people think. It sounds nice but after watching the video I wonder about the quality of the food, where in the cycle does this fit? Where are the nutrients for the mist coming from? What about the waste ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Laura Rule – Entry 07 – Week of 07/02 This week, among the usual chores, I helped to organize the nursery and made footings for more trellises in the planting beds. The trellising not only gives the plants space to grow, but it also makes for easier harvesting. Although the rampicante trellis had to have additional support because of the weight and number of ...
  • Farmer’s Journal-Kelsey Zurcher-Entry 04-06/27 Today when I took a moment to rest after shoveling horse bedding out of the truck, I heard the loud drone of airplanes moving overhead, and I felt a gentle breeze move the hair out of my face. It brought me back to the end of those long summer days when I was young at ...
  • Entry 4, week of June 27th  The farm has a number of these beetles buzzing about, and I do mean buzzing, they sound like a helicopter. While transplanting tomatoes last Friday I had was digging a hole when I noticed one of these green beetles was deep in the ground, mostly motionless and looking drowsy. I wondered how it had gotten ...
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