“Farm Fresh, Student-Raised”: Haikus to Soothe your Eggy Soul

Over the past few weeks, I have been passionately devouring each and every Kenyon Farm email. They perfectly capture the beauty and valor of the humble Egg, then provide us (mere students!) with an opportunity to adopt at least a half dozen tiny wonders of our own. For a meager sum, we, too, can celebrate the miracle that is The Egg. And it’s all thanks to them.

These emails have become important to me, so much so that I decided to celebrate them through verse. Each word of the following haikus has been hand-picked from the many phrases contained within the Farm’s glorious correspondences. Travel with me through the highs and lows of Kenyon’s most heartwarming saga: The Journey of the Farm-Fresh Egg.

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A Day in the Life: Aaron Naves ’16

In this feature, The Thrill will showcase a typical day of a member of the Kenyon Community: student, faculty, or staff. If you have nominations for people to be showcased, please share them in the comments or email us at thekenyonthrill@gmail.com.

Aaron Naves tends to his little friends.

Aaron Naves ’16 is not your typical Kenyon student. Instead of living on the main campus, Aaron lives at the Kenyon Farm along with four other students. Together, they operate and maintain Kenyon’s farm, doing work ranging from raising livestock to growing crops. The Kenyon Farm (and its farmers) even help provide some of Peirce’s food. Needless to say, life on the Farm is interesting. Here’s what a typical day looks like for Aaron. Continue reading