Photo and Quote of the Month: Spring 2014

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"'We fought for Independence, son,' Father said. 'But all the land our forefathers had was a little strip of country, here between the mountains and the ocean. All the way from here west was Indian country, and Spanish and French and English country. It was farmers that took all that country and made it America.'"

Arugula and Fava Bean Crostini

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It’s springtime and so comes an abundance of fava beans! These tasty, green gems are great tossed in salads, risotto, or even a simple pureed soup. Another great way to use these protein packed beans is in a pesto. Add the pesto to some crusty toast and you have an easy, savory snack to satisfy

Notes from the Field Classroom: First Overnight of the Season, Moreau Catholic High School

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You'd be surprised how loud a flock of 100 chickens is. The noise isn't the only thing you notice. It's the smell, the commotion and organized chaos. Then you taste the eggs and realize it's all worthwhile. Gathering the eggs. A group of 12 students from Moreau Catholic High School in Hayward spent

Buy and Sell on eBay for LEFDP

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You can support Live Earth Farm Discovery when you buy or sell on eBay, with the eBay Giving Works program. Here’s how: Live Earth Farm Discovery is part of the eBay Giving Works program. So, you can support our mission when you buy and sell on eBay. Here’s how: Buy You can find whatever you're looking

Farm Camps at Live Earth, an LIT Perspective

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As I dive into my college adventure I cannot help but reflect upon the importance experience has added to my life, credentials, and knowledge. Being part of the LEFDP Leader In Training program for five years now has not only extended my love of organic, wholesome farming but also enhanced what it means to teach,

Garden Work Pizza Party to Celebrate Give Local the National Day of Local Giving

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On May 6th, 2013 starting at 9:30 am, The Live Earth Farm Discovery Program will host a garden work party in celebration of Give Local America and the end of the 2014 Spring Fund Drive. Give Local America is a national day of community giving. LEFDP staff will cook volunteers a pizza lunch in our

Summer Fun on the Farm for All Ages

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photo credit: Ruth Diaz Learn and play at Live Earth Farm in the Discovery Garden and Fields, the chicken pasture, goat pen, pony corral, and in the kitchen classroom. The Live Earth Farm Discovery Program offers programs for all ages throughout the summer including week long camps, u-pick events, and drop in programs