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 # 2 – Week of Sept. 20 Another amazing week on the farm. The chickens and zucchini were both very glossy. I spend my monday and friday afternoons basking in the afterglow of fresh air, sunshine, exercise, and interacting with vigorous plants. I read that the microbes in dirt are antidepressants and seeing how happy I am when I’m covered in it, ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Toni Jensen – Entry #2 – Week of Sept. 21 Second week at the farm! I was glad to start my week off with a farm day. I took a week off between the test week and official start of my internship so I was happy to get back to the dirt. And I sure did get dirty. Monday started off with a huge compost delivery so ...
  • Farmer’s Journal–Katie Lewis–Entry 3, Week of 9/20 Hey Everyone, hope you’re enjoying the fall heat and the super moon/eclipse tonight! For the blog today I wanted to recap the experience I’ve had with the bees at Sarvodaya (and elsewhere) this week.  It’s been busy and really fun for me.  I have been some kind of beekeeper for the last two years, with my own ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Eunice Fitzgerald – Entry 04 – Week of 9/14 Hello readers, This week at the farm was an exciting one for me in terms of new experiences with fruit. I was thrilled to finally try a White zapote, as well as a Miracle Berry thanks to Manju and Tony as I have heard many good things about both. The zapote tasted like a mixture of ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Mallory Moye – Entry 01, Week of 9/14 Hi there!  I am thrilled to say I am an intern at Sarvodaya Farms.  Although this is my first official week as an intern, I have been volunteering on the farm since earlier this month.  I came across Rishi and Manju after a quick google search of “learn urban farming los angeles”.  After checking out ...
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