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 010 – Week of 10/26 Hello readers, Upsetting news this week. One of the chicken coops has been attacked by a dog and most of them were maimed and killed 🙁 I have never experienced this before, and was quite traumatized by the massacre. I’m pretty squeamish with animal deaths although I feel that working at the farm has helped me ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Eunice Fitzgerald – Entry 09 – Week of 10/19 Hello readers! This week was once again chalk full of useful information, and I will focus on the classroom session in specific as I found the topic to be quite interesting. We learned about seeds, breeding, hybridization, and GMOs. I have often gotten the argument that GMOs have been around for centuries, as most everything we eat today ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Mallory Moye – Entry 5 – Week of 10/26 Wednesday morning on the farm revealed a terrifying sight.  What must have been an exciting few hours for a neighbor’s dog turned into a gross killing spree to one of our chicken coops.  The sight of feathers strewn about the farm, an empty chicken tractor, and carcasses dotting the beds was horrific.  Being an animal ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Eunice Fitzgerald – Entry 08 – Week of 10/12 Hello readers, I’ve decided to just write about something that I wanted to put forth into the world for this week’s post. Something that I have been thinking about recently that I felt inclined to address. Possibly something that I needed to type out to remind myself. It may not make sense but let’s see how ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Katie Lewis– Entry 6 – Personal Growth Hello Farm-lovers! I wanted to write about my own growth this week–both in knowledge and confidence.  First, knowledge: I am learning things every day at Sarvodaya, things large and small, and it’s not always easy to tell what is more important.  I’ve learned how to store the produce we harvest in the fridge so that it ...
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