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



“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.

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Bee Zen

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Please enjoy this moment of bee zen. .

Element Save the Date

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Summer Camp at the Farm

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Summer Farm Camp is around the corner and


August 23, 2019
  • Chaminade Farm to Table Dinner featuring Live Earth Farm
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: August 23, 2019 - 9:00 pm

    Location: Chaminade Resort & Spa, 1 Chaminade Ln, Santa Cruz, CA 95065, USA

August 24, 2019
  • Food Chain Radio KSCO
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: August 24, 2019 - 10:00 am

    Location: 1080 AM

  • Farm Stand
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: August 24, 2019 - 3:00 pm

  • Think Local First Radio KSCO
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: August 24, 2019 - 3:00 pm

    Location: 1080 AM

  • Wedding
    Starts: 12:30 pm
    Ends: August 24, 2019 - 10:15 pm

    Location: The Farm

August 25, 2019
  • Monthly Tour & Workshop
    Starts: 10:30 am
    Ends: August 25, 2019 - 1:30 pm


    10:30am -1:30pm at Farm Discovery at Live Earth
    Details & Registration:

    Come experience the season through the eyes of a farmer. Collect fresh eggs, play with our Pygmy goats, meet our pregnant milking cow, Bella. We will enjoy a guided tour or our 100 acre organic family farm and farm-based education facilities. Our farm roads meander through orchards, oak woodlands, and redwood groves with views of the Pajaro Valley. See our solar panel array, our permaculture garden and our Discovery Garden & Fields. Learn about the importance of eating seasonally and how to prepare your pantry for the upcoming season.
    Each experience will include a tour and a class on how to make the most of in season crops. From canning & fermentation to salve making, classes will go over how to enjoy a season’s bounty. Take home a sample of the class’ product and enjoy light snacks while you learn! We look forward to seeing you on our organic family farm!

  • Farm Stand
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: August 25, 2019 - 3:00 pm