Notes from the Field Classroom: Sheep to Shawl!

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The morning of our 4th annual Sheep to Shawl dawned warm and sunny.  The lower barn and surrounding area was prepped for throngs of people hoping to glimpse the sheep shearing, make some cool crafts and eat some delicious food! For the first time this year, we invited local artisan food vendors to the event.

Student Corner: Spring Field Studies!

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 The focus of Wavecrest's Field Studies in spring is "production and reproduction".  This means we have been spending a lot of time snuggling baby goats and learning about pollination. This rotation, we decided to focus specifically on flowers and insects on the farm and in the garden.  We have learned about the "three P's" (pollinators,

Recipe of the Month: Cilantro Pesto

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I've never been a fan of cilantro, let's just throw that out there before we get started with this recipe.  It is a common belief that the aversion to cilantro is genetically passed down to us from our ancestors, and I know for a fact that my grandmother hates cilantro.  But I have decided to

Spring Fund Drive 2013

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In Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food, he entreats us to, “Eat food.  Not too much.  Mostly plants.”  These instructions are so simple, even a 3rd grader can apply them to their own eating habits.  In the fields of Live Earth Farm 3rd grader Olivia learned to plant, harvest and build a well proportioned plate