Farm Discovery at Live Earth is a nonprofit organization working in the Monterey and South Bay area communities to empower youth and families to build and sustain healthy food, farming, social and natural systems.

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.

Help TENd Farm Discovery for its next 10 years,

give with your heart.
give what you can.

Donate through PayPal Giving for 1% Match

DONATE BY PHONE | Make a credit card donation by calling 831-763-2448

DONATE BY MAIL | Please make your check payable to Farm Discovery and mail it to:
P.O. Box 3490
Freedom, CA 95019

DONATE BY DAF DIRECT | Make your donor advised fund grant daf-icons-final-02

DONATE THROUGH MONTEREY COUNTY GIVES | If your interest lies in bringing Farm Discovery programs to Monterey County youth for the first time, then give through #MCGives and 12-15% of your gift will be matched.

As of 11/10 we are still looking for a matching donor to inspire others to give. To be a matching donor fill out and send in this form according to its instructions.

There are so many ways to support the empowering work of Farm Discovery at Live Earth.

Volunteer or Become a Docent

Help make our programs great, accessible and affordable

Teens, College Students, Retirees, Anyone

Receive training to lead activities in environmental literacy, farming & gardening skills, and nutrition. Find out more at:

Shop to Support

GoodShop, Amazon Smile, Renees Seeds, Ebay Giving Works

Shopping, Gardening & Auctions

Start your online shopping at goodshop or AmazonSmile to earn a percentage of your purchase for Farm Discovery

Purchase your Seeds from Renees Garden with code: FR338A

Donate a portion of your purchase or your sale with ebayGivingWorks

Employer Match

Your Employer May Provide a Matching Donation

Check with HR

Many employers match both cash contributions as well as your gifts of time. Check with your HR Department to report your donation or your volunteer service. Let us know if we can help:

Fall Feast in the Fields Benefit

Multi course, farm fresh wine pairing dinner on the farm, featuring a fabulous auction and great live music.

Attend, Bid, Give

Purchase Tickets or a Table beginning in May

Give Goods or Services for the Auction

Volunteer for the Auction Committee or on the Day of the Event

Become a Corporate Sponsor


Butterfly Sponsors

Santa Cruz County Bank

Hummingbird Sponsors

Bat Sponsors

Edible Monterey Bay

Moth Sponsors

Discovery Sponsors

Bay Fed Cypress Ag Consulting Pacific Ingredient Exchange

Other Event Sponsors

Pacific Ingredient Exchange Shawdowbrook & Crows Nest The Swift Stitch Watsonville Coast Produce


Queen Bee Sponsors

Bat Sponsors

weeden hammer group

Butterfly Sponsors

scurich insurance services

Moth Sponsors

Santa Cruz Montessori

Discovery Sponsors

Pollinate Artisans

Lundberg Family Farms