TC3 Sustainable Farming Student Perspectives – Indigo

This post continues our series on the perspectives of current students either enrolled in the Sustainable Farming and Food Systems Degree Program at TC3, or taking classes in the program as electives while pursuing a TC3 Degree. We have a great group of students, and hope you enjoy hearing more about what they’ve been doing, and how it is affecting their learning and thinking.

See other other students perspectives here: HAILEYMARIACEDRICJUSTIN

 TC3 Farm Student Perspectives - Indigo

TC3 Sustainable Farming Student Perspectives – Indigo

The great philosopher Confucious once said, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”, and I believe there couldn’t be more truth to this statement. Even before high school I worried about pursuing my true passion in life, but I was always unsure. I was unsure what road to take and troubled by the possibility of failing if I did not choose correctly. I knew I loved art and nature, but what fulfilling job could I possibly find out of the two? I gave a shot at photography  after obtaining my first degree but I wasn’t satisfied – I burned for something more. When I stumbled upon the Sustainable Agriculture program at TC3, my mind immediately lit up. While I do love art, I had a feeling that this new program would be right for me. Over the course of just one semester I have found that nothing fills my spirit with more purpose and joy than working with the Earth to create delicious and sustainably grown produce. Like a sponge, I have soaked in the overwhelming amounts of information, but have done so with such excitement I have never felt before.

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TC3 Sustainable Farming Student Stories – Justin

This post continues our series of stories from current TC3 Sustainable Farming Students. The stories are a response to an assignment given in ENVS 115 – Sustainable Farming I: Introduction to Soil Science. You can learn more about the Sustainable Farming and Food Systems Program at TC3 HERE. You can see stories from other students below.


TC3 Sustainable Farming Student Stories - Justin

TC3 Sustainable Farming Student Perspectives – Justin

This class is one of my favorite classes I’ve ever taken. It shows you a whole other side of where your food comes from and it is one of the most rewarding things I’ve ever done. It is a very good feeling to harvest or plant something, which takes time and effort, to see it finished makes you feel great. Harvesting potatoes is something I won’t forget because it’s very physical and time consuming but when your done and all the beds are clear you can look back and see that you actually did something that is noticeable.

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