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>

Latest Posts

  • Farmer’s Journal- Ingrid Gutierrez Week 1 (June 6-10) It has been a wonderful first official week as an intern at the farm. At this point, I’ve done tasks such as planting in the beds, mulching them, trellising tomatoes and squash, harvesting, weighing, labeling and packing produce. Every day that I am able to work at the farm, I feel not only like I’ve ...
  • Farmer’s Journal: Cammi Pierre Entry 1, Week 6/06 It’s shocking to think that the farm was just an empty dirt lot a year and a half ago. There is such a profound difference between the farm and the empty neighboring lot. The farm is full of life, green foliage, vegetables pouring off of the trellises, little laughing chickens, the occasional cat on patrol, ...
  • Farmer’s Journal: Haleemah- Entry 1, Week of 6/06/16 Being on the farm this first week has been an enlightening experience. I work as a Development Officer for a local nonprofit in Los Angeles. We are currently building a urban farm on a 2.5 acre site in the heart of the Watts community. I came to Sarvodaya Farms to learn more about organic growing ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Tyler Bastian – Entry 01 – Week of 06/06   “The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately, it is not so much that you use your mind wrongly – you usually don’t use it at all. It uses you. This is the disease. You believe that you are your mind. This ...
  • Farmer’s training-Kelsey Zurcher-Entry 01-Week of 6/06 In my suburban/urban world between school, home, and work life there is hardly a time for me to have interactions with plants. However when I am intentional about being aware of the sounds of the trees, sweet songs of the birds, and to truly feel a breeze then I am at peace. My heart feels quiet and ...
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