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 – Mallory Moye – Entry 02 – Week of 9/20 Hi y’all, I’ve been away from the farm for a couple of weeks due to a very devastating death in my family.  It’s been very tragic and difficult, but I am so thankful that I was able to be with my family during this time.  Thank you, Manju and Rishi, for your understanding and caring. I’d ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Alexandra Carbone – Entry 3 – Week of 9/28 Toby Hemenway My eyes scanned the bumper sticker in front of me as I pulled up, and I grinned. “BIODIESEL: Smells like chicken”. I love going to urban farming events at The Shed because you never know what the next sustainability phreak you meet is going to be into, but here I was finding out before even ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Toni Jensen – Entry #3 – Week of Sept. 27   Running a little late with my farm updates. The two little guys pictured above can make it a challenge to get on the computer and write coherent sentences. My youngest thinks that anytime I leave the house without her now that I am going to the farm. She was disappointed that there aren’t cows there. ...
  • Farmer’s Journal–Katie Lewis–Entry 4, Portrait of Moringa Hello!  I’m enjoying a rainy, cloudy morning that feels a little fall-ish.  Looking forward to more rain to come! I am going to write today about another plant that I have run into at Sarvodaya, called Moringa.  It’s a super fast growing tree that’s nitrogen fixing and very good to eat (in moderation), full of protein, calcium, ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Eunice Fitzgerald – Entry 05 – Week of 9/21 Hello readers! I hope you are all doing well! Another week has gone by where I feel like I have been exposed to some great knowledge. I am in a constant state of awe as I work with the Earth and run around the farm with dirt underneath my fingernails. It is truly amazing to see the ...
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