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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  • How to make compost (Sabriel) What did you do with the shovel w Elinor? We rinsed it off…let it hang and then we put the wax on” What did you use the shovel for? “compost.” What did you do with the compost? “Sometimes we make it, sometimes we flip it, sometimes we move it, we do everything.” What went into the compost? “Leaves, ...
  • Fun Farm (Mayela) On Monday I spent most of my time with the chickens. I helped out with getting the eggs, feeding, and putting them up. I also did some harvesting with Chika. We were harvesting spinach. I had a great time.   On Wednesday we couldn’t make it for the morning part but we came for the lesson about ...
  • Eating Worms or not.. (Lucas) Monday: I had compost duty on Monday, so right when I got there I started on it. Traci and I were assigned to sifting the compost and storing it in the crates. First we would shovel some finished compost onto a sifter which we had set upon a wheelbarrow, then we would sift it into ...
  • Beyond Consumer Activism – Alexis Takahashi – Entry 05 Between the tweetstorm surrounding Nordstroms pulling Ivanka’s line and the viral campaign to leave Uber during protests at airports over the Muslim Ban, consumer activism has come into the spotlight as a powerful tool for people to express their views on various issues. In some ways, when people commit to buying organic foods or advocate ...
  • Mother Nature is beautiful-Carolina Vaquerano-Entry 04 Good evening everyone! I hope everyone had a great weekend! Working on the farm this week was very relaxing. The various tasks that were assigned to us were very fun and gave me a bit of peace. As I entered the chicken area I noticed what I think are apple trees start to blossom. The ...
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