TC3 Sustainable Farming Student Perspectives – Maria

This is the first in our series of posts on the TC3 Sustainable Farming and Food Systems Program from the students perspective. Current TC3 Sustainable Farming students were asked to write a reflection on their first semester in the program as a class assignment, and these are the results. Hope you enjoy hearing from our students.

You can view other TC3 Sustainable Farming student perspective posts by clicking the links below:

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HAILEY

TC3 Sustainable Farming Student Perspectives - Maria

TC3 Sustainable Farming Student Perspectives I – Maria

This semester has been a whirlwind experience of learning at the TC3 Farm!  As background, I was raised on an organic dairy farm in Cortland County, but my Dad always said the barn was “not a safe place for girls,” even though my Aunt was one of his partners; I guess she didn’t count. Suffice it to say, I never really worked on the farm I grew up on, only enjoyed their raw milk and the beef from the cows sent to slaughter.

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TC3 Farm CSA Newsletter – Week of 11/9/15

Okay, folks, we have made it. The end of the 2015 CSA season is upon us. It’s always a bittersweet time of the year for me. I truly enjoy growing food for you all and the weekly conversations that we have around the share. I absolutely love how food brings people together. At the same … Read more

TC3 Farm CSA Newsletter – Week of 11/2/15

Howdy folks, Well, we’ve made it to the penultimate CSA newsletter for the 2015 season. I feel like I have so much to say about this season that I don’t even know where to begin. I’ll try to cover most things over these next 2 weeks, but I don’t want to overwhelm or bore you. … Read more

TC3 Farm CSA Newsletter – Week of 10/26/15

Howdy folks, Well, we’ve made it to the end of October. We are about to complete our 20th week of the 2015 CSA season. Like many farm seasons, there have been lots of ups and downs but all in all, this has been a great year for us at the TC3 Farm. Definitely a big … Read more

TC3 Farm CSA Newsletter – Week of 10/19/15

Howdy folks, So, I bet you all can guess what I’m going to write about this week. But before I get to sharing my feelings on the wonderful, albeit drastic weather change we had this week, I wanted to give some updates on some of the lingering farm construction type projects. Ok, first up is … Read more

TC3 Farm CSA Newsletter – Week of 10/12/15

Howdy Folks! Well, here we are, the middle of October and the sun is still shining and we keep plugging away. End of season projects are continuing and the farm stand is still going strong. We hope to make it to the end of October with the farm stand but we will have to wait … Read more