Farming Interns

The farming interns play an integral role at Veggielution through their hard work in growing fresh fruits and vegetables for the local community. They gain valuable training in a wide range of farm work that promotes the ideals of sustainable and organic growing. The internship requires strenuous physical labor and passion to complete the daily farm tasks while also carrying out side projects and leading volunteer workdays. Veggielution continues to grow with the collaboration of the farming interns, staff, and volunteers.

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 The interns spent hours digging up onions and garlic to hang and dry for the winter.

The interns spent hours digging up onions and garlic to hang and dry for storage.

 The interns work alongside volunteers to keep the beds free of weeds.

Farming interns work alongside volunteers to keep the beds free of weeds.

 Turning to the whiteboard to explain the processes of the greenhouse.

Turning to the whiteboard to explain the processes of the greenhouse.

 Interns are taught the special recipe to make the soil perfect for growing seedlings.

Interns are taught the special recipe to make the soil perfect for growing seedlings.

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 Interns put the recipe to the test.

Interns put the recipe to the test.

 Learning to form soil blocks.

Learning to form soil blocks.

 Greenhouse training includes soil mixing and soil block formation for seeding.

Greenhouse training includes soil mixing and soil block formation for seeding.

 The farm interns plant seeds to be grown in the greenhouses.

The farm interns plant seeds to begin their growth in the greenhouses.

 HealthCorps member, Mika, talks to the interns about hardening off seedlings.

HealthCorps member, Mika, talks to the interns about hardening off seedlings.

 Darin and Thien help set up two new irrigation lines.

Darin and Thien help set up two new irrigation lines.

 HealthCorps member, Dave, supervises as Gene lays out another irrigation line.

HealthCorps member, Dave, supervises as Gene lays out another irrigation line.

 The team lays out a new set of irrigation lines.

The team lays out a new set of irrigation lines.

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