asc intern journal


Welcome ASC interns!

Deliveries haven’t started yet, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a mountain of work to be done for our Agriculture Supported Communities program. Seeding, bed prepping, transplanting, etc. etc. etc… As you can imagine, we were happy to welcome to … Continued

ASC Intern Journal: Roots Rising

By Heather E. Smith, ASC intern I’ve got a vision to start an urban farm which improves access to healthy foods in underserved communities and engages people in the meaningful, sustainable work of growing food. My future non-profit organization will … Continued

ASC Intern Journal: The three sisters…and that fourth sister no one really talks about

By Chris West, ASC intern We all are familiar with the fact that the Native Americans were excellent hunter-gatherers, probably from our middle school textbooks. But, most of us were not informed of their laissez-faire system of symbiotic agricultural. What … Continued

ASC Intern Journal: A day in the life of a first-time farmer

By Amy Baringer, ASC Intern Most people don’t know where their food really comes from and how it comes to magically appear in their grocery store. What goes into that nice, clean, organic carrot sitting in a bag with all … Continued

ASC Intern Joural: With liberty and food justice for all

By Heather E. Smith, ASC intern On the morning of July 4th I spent time on the farm weeding and thinning carrots, and thinking about food justice. Among the many freedoms that I enjoy, I feel especially grateful for the … Continued

ASC Intern Journal: Early Summer, 2013

Rodale Institute’s ASC program is also an educational program for a select few each year who want to learn how to develop their own organic grower’s business through both hands-on and classroom training. This year we have a great group of … Continued