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 – J.D. Cerince – Entry 5 – Week of 4/11 The teacher in the garden I have studied different philosophies and religions all my life. My father, who at one point was a pastor, always encouraged me to observe life and think about its greater implications. However, my strongest and most paradigm shifting realizations have not come from books or lectures but the garden. Before I go ...
  • Farmer’s Journal- Noy R.- Entry 07-Week of 4/8/16 I love that I find out about new vegetables every week on the farm, better still is the fact that my palette for vegetables is slowly (but surely) expanding. This week’s new discovery was garlic chives… mmm! What a surprise! As I was collecting bunches for Wednesday’s harvest, I couldn’t help but snack on them as I worked; the ...
  • Farmer’s Journal- Noy R.- Entry 06-Week of 4/1/16 On Wednesday, after harvesting over 60 pounds of assorted swiss chard, I was surprised to see that we still had another bed full, and very likely the option to pull out an additional 60 pounds if so needed. The awesome thing about a lot of leafy vegetables on the farm is that they regenerate so quickly ...
  • Farmer’s Journal- Noy R.- Entry 05-Week of 3/25/16 With our CSA and vendor list growing steadily with every passing week, it was only a matter of time until our capacity to process boxes full of beautiful produce was seriously tested- and this week it certainly was. We had boxes and coolers spread over every available inch of table/counter space, and even on makeshift ...
  • Making more compost The compost mixture we made in our class has all the elements needed, it has started to become compost. We are using it in the vegetable beds for new plants. We had to go back to the horse stables to get more horse bedding to make more compost. This trip proves to be ...
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