Renees Garden Seed Purchases support LEFDP

Plant Your Garden And Grow Cash! Buy your garden seeds from Renee’s Garden Seeds and 25% of the order value will be donated to The Live Earth Farm Discovery Program. Here’s how it works: Simply go to www.reneesgarden.com and choose from the wide selection of seeds for heirloom and gourmet vegetables, cottage garden flowers and

Farm Camps at Live Earth Farm

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We have a really good time at our Summer Camps.  Summer is such a brilliant time on the farm.  The experience is warm, sunny, bright, and full of flavor.  Our days are filled with fun activities designed to encourage creative expression in many different media.  We make art, crafts, snacks, preserves, garden beds, and great

Recipe of the Month: Baked Stuffed Apples

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Apples are the only fruit on the farm these days.  Sure, we had pineapple guavas for a while...and then there were some delicious oranges, but those dwindled out about a month ago...in the bleak fruitless winter, apples are in full abundance.  I cannot be alone, these apples (stored in the cooler) are my savior! I

Notes from the Field, Classrom, Field. . . Winter Work

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Winter Work As Wavecrest’s winter rotation comes to a close, we are excited to announce that their winter project is almost complete! This Field Studies group decided to build a herb spiral on their school campus for their end of rotation project. They used their communication skills and great teamwork to calculate the amount of

Notes from the Field, Classroom, Field. . . Winter With Wishing Well

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Winter with Wishing Well Preschool On Saturday the 2nd I had the great pleasure of touring the farm with Wishing Well preschool. It was a grey morning on the farm and the theme of the visit was winter. This group of families are visiting us four times this school year, one for each season. Our

Docent Opportunities at Live Earth Farm

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Event Docent The Live Earth Farm Discovery Program has three new docent programs, providing opportunities for local adults to get involved with this successful farm-based education organization.  Monterrey Bay area residents can choose to become a Program Docent, an Event Docent, or a Garden Docent, receiving training for any or all positions.  LEFDP

Student Corner: Homeschool Program

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The homeschool group came out to the farm at the end of January and we learned all about seeds! First, we did a quick review about the six plant parts (roots, stems, leaves, flowers, seeds and fruit)! Then, we talked about how important seeds are in the plant life cycle, how seeds travel and how

4th Annual Sheep to Shawl Event at Live Earth Farm – 2013

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On March 23rd, 2013 the Live Earth Farm Discovery Program will host the 4th annual Sheep to Shawl event at Live Earth Farm.  Professional shearer, Bruce Wool, will demonstrate his trade throughout the day, while his wife spins yarn alongside him.  Guests will participate in hands on demonstrations of every part of the process of