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

  • Picking Favorites – Laurette – Entry 8 This week we let the new chickens out of their coops.  They have been cooped up 24/7 for the past week as we introduced the new flock to the remaining old flock.  The coops have been right next to one another with the burlap curtains up, to afford the chickens a view of one another, ...
  • Spring is popping (Sylvia) This picture captures for me, the essence of my farm experience. Even though I tire of the suburban/urban landscape that I live in, as I walk around and capture with awe and stillness the many ways that spring is popping on the farm, I am overwhelmed by the energy and vibrance of beauty. And the ...
  • Seeds (Lucas) This week on the farm was our first week doing our nursery chores without any guidance from Rishi. It was really cool getting the fertilizer ready and the seedlings watered. This week we also got some seeds in a seed tray. We planted tomatoes, peppers and something else (I forgot ). It was a lot of ...
  • New Chickens (Maya) This week at the farm we demolished a mulch pile! We put mulch everywhere. We put some in the back where the chickens are, in the chicken run and behind it. We also added to the path that was being made on the left side of the farm. Oh this week we let the chickens out! ...
  • Bolting Greens- Traci Weamer- Entry 7 As the weather is changing, we are starting to introduce new veggies to the beds.  Many of our greens are beginning  to bolt, a process they go through in order to flower and drop their seed.  Now that I am on the ‘fields team’ I feel a great responsibility for the upkeep of the beds ...
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