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

  • Farmer’s Journal–Portrait of Datura Hi Everybody, this is Katie again. This is my second blog post and I’ve been thinking about what I’d like to write in general on this blog…today I came up with portraits of plants.  I want to learn specifics of lots of different plants and I like knowing names, preferences, and stories of plants I see ...
  • Farmer’s Journal ­- Alexandra Carbone – ­ Entry #1 – Week of 9/14 Hello! My name is Alexandra Carbone and I’m so excited to be interning at Sarvodaya! For me, it’s the next step in a longstanding interest in organic gardening. Oddly, most of my gardening knowledge comes from book learnin’, as I’ve been an avid reader of gardening and permaculture books since I first picked up Square ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Eunice Fitzgerald – Entry 03 – Week of 9/7     Hello readers! This week was quite mellow since Rishi and Manju were out of town to attend the Heirloom Expo, so the farm was left to us interns as well as Tony and Lynn to take care of it. We continued to work on the on-going tasks and kept an eye on the chickens as well. ...
  • Farmer’s Journal, Katie Lewis,­ Entry 1, Week of 9/13 Hello friends, I am Katie, a new intern at Sarvodaya among other things.  I am also a member of an 11-person intentional community in the heart of LA, an artist, a former social worker, a beekeeper, a bike rider, a mediocre cook, a reader, an aunt…etc.  My journey to Sarvodaya and this internship came as I ...
  • Farmer’s Journal – Toni Jensen – Entry 01 – Week of 8/31 Hello! I’m a brand new Sarvodaya Farm Intern and very excited to start working with this amazing group of people. I started home gardening in 2008 in my backyard with a couple raised beds and an A frame chicken tractor that my husband built which housed our 3 chickens. Sadly we had to relocate for a job ...
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