Notes from the Field: Welcome Christine Landis!

Welcome Christine Landis: Our New Program Assistant Hi There! I’m Christine Landis, the new Program Assistant at Live Earth Farm Discovery Program. I will be helping Peter maintain our beautiful garden and demonstration fields. You will also see me around the farm facilitating tours and helping with the various education activities. I’m very excited for

A Water Unit is Best with Rain!

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This Winter the Wavecrest Jr. High students are finishing up their science projects related to the theme of WATER! Thank goodness for the rain we are getting! One of the projects was to design a native plant/drought tolerant landscape. Now that we are getting some rain it is time to put those natives in so they

Family Friendly Recipes: Cumin Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

Cumin Roasted Parsnips and Carrots (credit chef Mary Sue Milliken) The sweetness of carrots and parsnips is balanced and enhanced by cumin, garlic, lime juice and mint to make a delicious, warming, hearty, and simple side. SERVES 4–6 Ingredients 1 lb. carrots, cut into ¼”-thick rounds on the diagonal 1 lb. parsnips, cut into ¼”-thick

Featured Photo and Quote: Winter 2014

Compost! “The ground's generosity takes in our compost and grows beauty! Try to be more like the ground.” -- Rumi

Farm Camp Scholarships Help Kids Learn to Grow, Cook, and Choose Healthy Local Produce

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The Live Earth Farm Discovery Program’s Spring Fund Drive is raising scholarship money for local, underserved students to attend Farm Camps. The 5th season of summer camps at Live Earth Farm will feature three unique camps offered throughout the summer, including two new camps debuted last year, Sprouts Camp and Young Farmers Camp. Since 2009

Three Unique Summer Camps at Live Earth Farm

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The 5th season of summer camps at Live Earth Farm will feature three unique camps offered throughout the summer, including two new camps debuted last year, Sprouts Camp and Young Farmers Camp. Since 2009 LEFDP has hosted small groups of children for a week of Art on the Farm Camp along with a Leader in

LEF Discovery Program Sheep to Shawl Fair 2014

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On March 22nd, the Live Earth Farm Discovery Program will host the 5th annual Sheep to Shawl Fair 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 making wool