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

  • Reductionism vs holism-Carolina Vaquerano-Entry 05 Hello beautiful people! This week marks the end for our group to be dubbed the animal team. When I first started working with the chickens I absolutely loathed the task. This was primarily due to what I thought about chickens. But, after weeks of interacting and observing the chickens they began to grow on me. Each ...
  • “Must be this tall to ride” -Traci W- Entry 5 Life is a roller coaster.  Not only is it a roller coaster, but its a roller coaster that you have never been on.  Its a roller coaster that is seemingly always under construction and whose sealtbelts come unfastened during the upside down loop.  Life is messy.  As much as life can get in the way ...
  • The Radishes Are Ready – Laurette – Entry 6 This week marked the end of our first trimester of training on the farm. I have been assigned to the “fields” team for these first few weeks. My team next moves to either “animals” or “nursery” as our focus, and another team will take our place on “fields.” I guess it’s only fitting that on ...
  • Salad Team – Sara Tso – Entry 3 Two Wednesdays ago, Chika, Carolina, and I were appointed salad team. Harvesting, washing and drying, and assembling salad mixes is our task to complete for the CSA boxes. Some mornings the melting frost bites at our fingertips, but nevertheless we have a fun time from start to finish. It’s been such a joy putting the ...
  • Fresh Air (Sylvia-Poareo family) At the farm there is so much fresh air; yes, the literal air which is lovely and then there are the awesome people.  I so enjoy learning about every person that was drawn to Sarvodaya and find their thoughtfulness and insight so reFRESHing.  This makes sense of course, because my work for the last twenty ...
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