We believe that we can transform personal & community health & improve our impact on earth by building & sustaining collaborative agricultural, ecological and social systems. We believe that communities armed with knowledge & the skills of inquiry can transform food, farming & natural systems for the better.
youth & family empowerment to regenerate health:
“without wildlife, without farmers, without family, without care. . .
its just food.”
~Luis Leonor, Jr. Staff member
Increase soil organic matter over time, provide economic stability & fairness for farmers & workers, & create resilient regional ecosystems & communities
Protection of the natural environment through protection, conservation and regeneration: water, land, soil, wildlife, pollinators, biodversity
FAMILY, NEIGHBORHOOD, FOODSHED
“Everything having to do with food—its capture, cultivation, preparation, and consumption—represents a cultural act.” ~Massimo Montanari
Our home, Live Earth Farm, is a 150 acre patchwork of working farm, riparian corridor, oak and redwood forest in the Pajaro Valley of Santa Cruz County, California.
Calling all teens! Do you know someone in between the ages of 17-21 that are looking for a fun summer gig? We are still hiring 2 summer positions to lend a hand with our education programs on the farm! This is a great job for someone looking to enjoy life on the farm! Must be available June 11-July 31 Visit the link in the bio for the application! http://bit.ly/2jpEs04
Photo credit: @lizpeartree Curated Feast