Carbon Ranch Initiative

Learn about the impressions and experiences of each year's cohort of apprentices in their own words.
New Agrarian Voices – Morgan Atkinson, San Juan Ranch

New Agrarian Voices – Morgan Atkinson, San Juan Ranch

MORGAN ATKINSON, 2ND YEAR APPRENTICE, San Juan Ranch, CO My Land Ethic When I first sat down and tried to define
New Agrarian Voices – Cary Conwell, Indian Ridge Farm

New Agrarian Voices – Cary Conwell, Indian Ridge Farm

Cary Conwell, APPRENTICE, Indian Ridge Farm, CO One Month Reflection Time flies by on a farm. The constant ...
New Agrarian Voices – Caroline Conwell, Indian Ridge Farm

New Agrarian Voices – Caroline Conwell, Indian Ridge Farm

Caroline Conwell, APPRENTICE, Indian Ridge Farm, CO First Reflection I was drawn to agriculture over the past ...
New Agrarian Voices – Tarryn Dixon, James Ranch

New Agrarian Voices – Tarryn Dixon, James Ranch

Tarryn Dixon, 2nd Year APPRENTICE, James Ranch, CO Reflections on Regenerative Agriculture “Give back what you ...
New Agrarian Voices – Marcos Baez, Round River

New Agrarian Voices – Marcos Baez, Round River

Marcos Baez, APPRENTICE, Round River Resource Management, CO First Month Reflection Regenerative agriculture
New Agrarian Voices – Lukman, James Ranch

New Agrarian Voices – Lukman, James Ranch

Lukman, APPRENTICE, James Ranch, CO First Month ReflectionMy name is Lukman and I am from a small village in West
New Agrarian Voices – Ben Clark, Vilicus Farms

New Agrarian Voices – Ben Clark, Vilicus Farms

Benjamin Clark, APPRENTICE, Vilicus Farms, MT First Month Reflection My interest in agriculture began soon after
New Agrarian Voices – Aubin Lebegue, Vilicus Farms

New Agrarian Voices – Aubin Lebegue, Vilicus Farms

Aubin Lebegue, APPRENTICE, Vilicus Farms, MT First Month ReflectionI arrived at Vilicus Farms at the beginning of
New Agrarian Voices – James Pennington, Triangle P

New Agrarian Voices – James Pennington, Triangle P

JP, APPRENTICE, Triangle P Cattle Company First Month ReflectionAfter I retired from ...
New Agrarian Voices – Mitchell Robert, Ranney Ranch

New Agrarian Voices – Mitchell Robert, Ranney Ranch

Mitchell Robert, APPRENTICE, Ranney Ranch First Month Reflection There are three core values that have led me to
New Agrarian Voices – Savannah Robar, Badger Creek

New Agrarian Voices – Savannah Robar, Badger Creek

Savannah Robar, APPRENTICE, Badger Creek Ranch, CO First Month Reflection My ...
New Agrarian Voices – Steven Franz, Tooley’s Trees

New Agrarian Voices – Steven Franz, Tooley’s Trees

Steven Franz, APPRENTICE, Tooley's Trees, NM My Land EthicMy philosophy or theoretical framework about how, ...
New Agrarian Voices – Kate Clyatt

New Agrarian Voices – Kate Clyatt

Kate Clyatt, APPRENTICE, Mannix Brothers Ranch, MT My Land EthicWhile there are many things that come to mind ...
New Agrarian Voices – Jared Margen

New Agrarian Voices – Jared Margen

Jared Margen, APPRENTICE, Richards Ranch, CA My Land Ethic My curiosity in agriculture was sparked by a simple ...
New Agrarian Voices – Alex Prediger

New Agrarian Voices – Alex Prediger

Alex Prediger, APPRENTICE, James Ranch, CO Reflections after the First Month In college I was steeped in hard ...
New Agrarian Voices – Bekah Vineyard

New Agrarian Voices – Bekah Vineyard

Bekah Vineyard, APPRENTICE, Tooley's Trees, NM Reflections after the First Month How did you get interested in ...
New Agrarian Voices – Brenn Scott

New Agrarian Voices – Brenn Scott

Brenn Scott, APPRENTICE, Badger Creek Ranch, COReflections after the First Month   In a small way, my ...
New Agrarian Voices – Charlotte Moore

New Agrarian Voices – Charlotte Moore

Charlotte, APPRENTICE, Tooley's Trees, NMReflections after the First Month   Before I wanted to be a farmer, I
New Agrarian Voices – Christopher Mellen

New Agrarian Voices – Christopher Mellen

Christopher Mellen, APPRENTICE, Round River Resource Management, COMy Pursuit of Regenerative Agriculture ...
New Agrarian Voices – Dave LeFavre

New Agrarian Voices – Dave LeFavre

Dave LeFevre, APPRENTICE, Indian Ridge Farm, COREFLECTIONS AFTER THE FIRST MONTH Even though it has only been 3 ...
New Agrarian Voices – DeAnne Gabriel

New Agrarian Voices – DeAnne Gabriel

DeAnne Gabriel, APPRENTICE, Indian Ridge Farm, COREFLECTIONS AFTER THE FIRST MONTH I am a woman who follows her ...
New Agrarian Voices – Dylan Jones

New Agrarian Voices – Dylan Jones

Dylan Jones, APPRENTICE, Sol Ranch, NM REFLECTIONS AFTER THE FIRST MONTH I first felt the call to agriculture just ...
New Agrarian Voices – Ian Trupin

New Agrarian Voices – Ian Trupin

Ian Trupin, APPRENTICE, XK Bar Ranch, CO REFLECTIONS AFTER THE FIRST MONTH I am mostly a city boy, but with more ...
New Agrarian Voices – Julia Loman

New Agrarian Voices – Julia Loman

Julia Loman, APPRENTICE, Richards Ranch, CO REFLECTIONS AFTER THE FIRST MONTH My interest in agriculture began in ...
New Agrarian Voices – Noelle Mcdonough

New Agrarian Voices – Noelle Mcdonough

Noelle Mcdonough, APPRENTICE, San Juan Ranch, COREFLECTIONS AFTER THE FIRST MONTH There were several forces at play
New Agrarian Voices – Sam Schmidt

New Agrarian Voices – Sam Schmidt

Sam Schmidt, APPRENTICE, San Juan Ranch, CO REFLECTIONS AFTER THE FIRST MONTH My becoming involved in agriculture ...
New Agrarian Voices – Brady Lux

New Agrarian Voices – Brady Lux

Brady Lux, APPRENTICE, Moe Ranch, MT REFLECTIONS AFTER THE FIRST MONTH Perhaps due to my being dyslexic and as a ...
New Agrarian Voices – Jeane Stafford

New Agrarian Voices – Jeane Stafford

Jeane Stafford, APPRENTICE, Shultz Ranch, MTREFLECTIONS AFTER THE FIRST MONTH My initial fascination with ...
New Agrarian Voices – Megan Schmidgall

New Agrarian Voices – Megan Schmidgall

Megan Schmidgall, APPRENTICE, Chauvet Ranch, MTREFLECTIONS AFTER THE FIRST MONTH As a typical youth of this ...
New Agrarian Voices – Natalie Berkman

New Agrarian Voices – Natalie Berkman

Natalie Berkman, APPRENTICE, Milton Ranch, MT REFLECTIONS AFTER THE FIRST MONTH My experience in agriculture ...