At the time of this post, I will be in my second semester at Antioch. Being enrolled as a student here right now has been an intriguing time because of all the major shifts in the works. There are new staff and faculty members with
Monica Bongue is the owner of Muddy Fork Farm https://www.muddyforkfarm.com and at the heart of her work she is an ecosystem manager. She manages not only the abundant plant life that grows on her farm, but also the animals and insects that use her fields.
For those of you who do not know who I am, my name is Isabelle Segadelli Class of 2018. I am currently on co-op working as an intern at Kokolulu Farm and Cancer Retreat in Hawi, Hawaii. Their mission is:
“At Kokolulu Farm and Retreats
I have known since I was a kid that someday I would find myself in Japan. Passion for the country, the culture, and the language began at an early age. The certainty that I’d find myself in the country was something that grew under my
I’ve spent the summer interning at Finney Farm in the foothills of the North Cascade Mountain Range in Concrete, Washington.
From their website Finney Farm is “an intentional community, a collective of anarchists trying to live the good life.” The farm began in 1989 when several
Running a farm requires many sets of hands. I co-oped at Moonshadow Farm, outside of Yellow Springs, Ohio. The farm is owned and run by Caroline and Paul Mullin and their two teenaged children, Max and Anna. Caroline mainly works with the animals, while Paul
My time here is spent mostly all alone, finishing difficult and physically demanding projects at my own pace. I find this kind of interaction with learning to be incredibly helpful and I feel that the skills I’ve acquired here are going to stick with me
Working at Sunfield Farms and Waldorf School has provided me with an excellent immersion into the elegant simplicity of farm life. I follow a daily routine for basic upkeep of both animals and crops, and almost every day involves some sort of hard physical labor,
Originally I said in my Learning Objectives that I wanted to be able to journal about my experiences and in that way be able to reflect and process my learning experiences. I had difficulty keeping up with it after exhausting days spent outside, and I