Annual Summer Solstice Celebration at Live Earth Farm

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On June 22nd, the community will gather at Live Earth Farm for their annual Summer Solstice Celebration. This longstanding tradition of celebrating Santa Cruz agriculture at the changing of the seasons will include lots of farming fun for the whole family. Celebrants will be invited to pick and eat warm strawberries right from the field,

Family Friendly Recipe: Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

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Last week I celebrated my 24th birthday and a dear friend of mine from the farm made me a strawberry rhubarb pie.  It was the first one I had ever had the pleasure of eating, and it was delicious! We have both strawberries and rhubarb on the farm right now, so buy them at the

Notes from the Field Classroom: Spring Tour Season

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As spring spreads it's wings and embraces our beautiful valley I begin to realize how short this season really is on the farm.  The bursts of flowers on different fruit trees, the cycles of different bird calls, new growth on plants, and the momentous buzzing of bees turns the valley into a virtual soap opera

Student Corner: Meet Our New Intern, Julian!

My name is Julian Ensworth and I am the new intern for Live Earth Farm’s Discovery Program. I was born and currently live in San Diego, CA. My family has always been very active in the great outdoors. As a baby my parents carried me through hikes in Big Sur. When I got a little

Summer Leadership Positions for Teens at Live Earth Farm

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Local Teens are invited to work with The Live Earth Farm Discovery Program this summer.  Since 2009 LEFDP has offered teen leadership positions at their Farm Camps. This year LEFDP is offering 4 weeks of summer camps with 3-4 positions for teens at each one. Teens will help guide campers through learning and play in

Please Welcome our new Education Programs Coordinator

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Hi there, I'm Grace Chollar-Webb, the new Education Program Coordinator for the LEF Discovery Program... and I'm very happy to be here. I am working closely with Jessica Ridgeway, LEFDP's director, as well as Farmer Tom, to learn the ropes and help orchestrate the myriad educational activities here on the farm. The most astounding thing

The Live Earth Farm Discovery Program Announces Partnership with 1% for the Planet

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Watsonville, CA, 5/15/2012 - The Live Earth Farm Discovery Program is a new nonprofit partner of 1% for the Planet, an alliance of over 1,380 member companies in 43 countries that give one percent of revenues to environmental causes. The Live Earth Farm Discovery Program is now eligible to receive donations from 1% member companies,