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

  • “Chicken Update” Melissa Cordova – Entry 9 This week my team and me have gotten the hang a little bit with the chickens. I am now way more comfortable catching the chickens. It is also getting much easier to catch the chickens and putting them back in the coops. The older white chickens seem to be the ones who give us a ...
  • “Food heaven ” Melissa Cordova – Entry 8 This week I was able to have some time off work and stayed for the Friday food and nutrition class. Let me just say the food was not only phenomenal it was such a great experience being able to sit with my fellow peers and share the wonderful meal together. I enjoyed sitting across everyone ...
  • Ideal Garden- Traci W- Entry 8 This Wednesday we discussed having purpose when designing our garden and/or farm.  This makes sense, because you won’t know how/when/what to plant if you don’t have a plan and some needed intention behind it all. Rishi said something I thought was amusing.  He gave us a little exercise to do in which we were to imagine ...
  • Farming on Pavement – Alexis Takahashi – Entry 06 Since starting the farming program I’ve started looking at things differently. The produce in the grocery store are not just healthy food sources but living, breathing plants tended to by the (hopefully) caring hand of a farmer somewhere. The manicured lawns in my neighborhood bring visions of plant beds and moist, fluffy soil. Every patch ...
  • Picking Favorites – Laurette – Entry 8 This week we let the new chickens out of their coops.  They have been cooped up 24/7 for the past week as we introduced the new flock to the remaining old flock.  The coops have been right next to one another with the burlap curtains up, to afford the chickens a view of one another, ...
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