Wavecrest Student Highlights

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Every Thursday, Wavecrest, Santa Cruz Montessori Junior High attends the farm and becomes immersed in the daily rhythm. They are learning the various task and the hard work it takes to get food from the field to our forks. Here is some of what they have accomplished at the farm thus far: Field Studies In

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

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Autumn is upon us, and I am seeing shades of orange and red everywhere I go-many in the form of pumpkins and winter squash. We finally harvested the majority of our squash and pumpkins and now its time to cook up those quintessential fall dishes. I have made pumpkin bread, pumpkin pancakes, squash and apples,

The passing of the seasons and the rhythm of farm work

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Fall has arrived and schools are back in session. Which means we are busy but very excited to be connecting with so many young individuals. In the midst of our hectic tour season, we appreciate the regular visits from Wavecrest, the Santa Cruz Montessori Junior High. The familiar faces we see every Thursday make the

Featured Photo and Quote: Fall 2014

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"Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree." - Emily Bronte

The Live Earth Farm Discovery Program Announces Service Plans for 2014 Make A Difference Day

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Local Volunteers Encouraged to Participate in Largest National Day of Community Service, Opportunities for All to Get Involved Watsonville, CA, October 25, 2014 – The Live Earth Farm Discovery Program, a farm-based nutrition and environmental education organization, today announced plans to celebrate Make A Difference Day, the largest national day of community service. For more

Charity Match 2014

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This year, the Discovery Program is delighted to partner with Monterey Peninsula Foundation through the Charity Match program to maximize our fundraising efforts! Monterey Peninsula Foundation Charity Match (formerly known as Birdies for Charity) is a unique way for nonprofits to raise more funds to serve their charitable mission. Since the program began seven years

El Pajaro, A Magical Evening on the Farm

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After some very warm days, the fog descended early on this Saturday afternoon at Live Earth Farm. All those little adjustments made the day before so that  guests would not have to stare into the sun were for naught on this almost cool, foggy afternoon. We began with appetizers under the oaks: Tomato consume paired

Pumpkin Patch and Apple Bash at Live Earth Farm, Harvest Festival 2014

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Celebrate the Harvest at Live Earth Farm on October 25th, from 2pm to dark. The Live Earth Farm Discovery Program hosts this family friendly farm event to promote healthy food choices for the body, the community and the environment. The event will feature apple picking, pumpkin decorating, a pie contest, face painting, tractor rides, apple