Employee Spotlight - Ruth Magrum
Today we're continuing on with our employee spotlight from 2016.
Ruth was our first full time, full season intern. She worked with us from May 1 through September 30. Ruth lives in Ida, Michigan, and during her time here she stayed in a camper we have about two miles from the farm. We had her on all sorts of different jobs: milking cows, feeding calves, feeding/moving chickens, gathering and packing eggs, hauling hay, packing orders, making cheese, and more! It was really inspiring for me to witness her blossom from her first day until her last day. I know we enjoyed and appreciated having her with us for the season, and hope that she learned a lot and enjoyed her time here as well!
Name: Ruth Magrum
Where are you in life (high school [grade], college, in between, not in school, etc): Not in school
Why did you apply to work at C/J: To work hard and learn.
What has been the most challenging job here: Feeding pigs.
What do you enjoy the most about working here, or most enjoyable job: Everyone is pleasant to work with and my most enjoyable job was bottle feeding the calves.
Your goals and aspirations (career, etc): I would like to get into the EMS field and also teach piano.
What motivates you: Imagining/knowing what the end results will be.
Describe yourself in three words: Cheerful, inquisitive, eager.
If you could live anywhere, where would it be: Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Motto or Personal Mantra: Get it done.
I'm happiest when: I have accomplished a hard or long task.
What do you fear the most: Big crowds when I am alone.
Favorite sports, pastimes, or hobbies: My favorite pastime is reading and my favorite hobby is preparing meals.
Favorite meal or food: Beef Nacho Casserole.