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 – Alexandra Carbone – Entry 5 – Week of 11/16 When I was a kid, and thought about how I wanted my body to be treated when I died, I didn’t like any of the options. It really freaked me out to think about “the worms go in and the worms go out, they eat your brain and spit it out”. I didn’t like the ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Toni Jensen – Entry 4 – Week of 11/16 Fall at the Farm Here in Southern California, we don’t get to experience four clear seasons with vastly different weather. We can get 85 degrees in December while other states are enjoying a white Christmas. But arriving at the farm at 8am every week I finally need a sweater!  For those who are CSA members, I’m sure ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Katie Lewis– Entry 9 – Seed Money Hello friends! This week I’d like to extend an invitation to you…to support Sarvodaya Farm!  Of course there are a lot of ways to support Sarvodaya and all are wonderful and appreciated.  You could buy a weekly CSA box, which is full (really, really full) of delicious and nutritious food.  You could be a member of ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Mallory Moye – Entry 6 – Week of 11/8 This week I’ve been thinking a lot about strength.  It hadn’t crossed my mind in the three months I’ve been coming to the farm until Manju asked me last week if I felt like I was getting stronger.  I do.  I hadn’t thought about it, but I am much stronger than I was in September.  ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Katie Lewis– Entry 8 – Sunflowers Hey folks– Today I’m learning and writing a bit about sunflowers.  They’ve been on my mind simply because they have been bringing me lots of joy of late.  There is one in full bloom in my front yard (pictured) and one near the front gate at Sarvodaya that I see regularly.  I grew the one in ...
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