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 – Eunice Fitzgerald – Entry 03 – Week of 9/7     Hello readers! This week was quite mellow since Rishi and Manju were out of town to attend the Heirloom Expo, so the farm was left to us interns as well as Tony and Lynn to take care of it. We continued to work on the on-going tasks and kept an eye on the chickens as well. ...
  • Farmer’s Journal, Katie Lewis,­ Entry 1, Week of 9/13 Hello friends, I am Katie, a new intern at Sarvodaya among other things.  I am also a member of an 11-person intentional community in the heart of LA, an artist, a former social worker, a beekeeper, a bike rider, a mediocre cook, a reader, an aunt…etc.  My journey to Sarvodaya and this internship came as I ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Toni Jensen – Entry 01 – Week of 8/31 Hello! I’m a brand new Sarvodaya Farm Intern and very excited to start working with this amazing group of people. I started home gardening in 2008 in my backyard with a couple raised beds and an A frame chicken tractor that my husband built which housed our 3 chickens. Sadly we had to relocate for a job ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Eunice Fitzgerald – Entry 02 – Week of 8/31 Hello readers 🙂 My first week has come to an end and I feel like I’ve already learned so much! My first official day as an intern was quite exciting because I got to meet many of the other potential interns and also met some frequent visitors of the farm. I was also excited to harvest ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Eunice Fitzgerald – Entry 01 – Week of 8/24 Hello readers! My name is Eunice Fitzgerald and I am a new intern at Sarvodaya Farms for the “farmer in training” program. I’ll be working on the farm on Wednesdays and Fridays every week, and I’m excited to start learning about different practices and techniques while expanding my knowledge of gardening and farming. I hope to share ...
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