PHOTO ESSAY: A Week in the Life of a Beginning Farmer

Natural Logic Farm is beginning its first season in the Farmer-In-Training Program during the Elma C. Lomax Incubator Farm. A natural farm devoted to vegetables, Raw Logic Farm is run by Chuck Danielka whom thinks farming should be a logical lifestyle! Chuck stocks pictures from a week in his life as a newbie farmer.

Up at 5am driving toward farm to water transplants after which toward time work and back into the farm. Total driving per day is 120 kilometers round trip and 840 miles per week.

After getting off work on the day task, we water tomato transplants before employed in the industry.

Washing and packing produce for the market. This takes about 12 hours on Friday to accomplish unless climate is a concern.

Natural Logic Farm sell create Wednesday and Saturday mornings during the downtown Hickory Farmers Market!

After our Saturday market, we get back to the industry to have the beds willing to put transplants in to the ground.

Sleep prep for the transplants normally happens on Sunday at Raw Logic Farm.

We round out the weekend with growing the transplants on Sunday.

Think you’ve got what it takes to be a Farmer In Training at Lomax Incubator Farm? We have been accepting candidates now.

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