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Sweet Horizons

Potatoes, snap peas and strawberries, oh my!  Things are picking up in the fields as we prepare for the summer, and boy are we excited. Right now our snap peas and strawberries are stealing the show and we are eagerly awaiting the moment we get to dig into the ground and reveal all the

Fall Field Trips Are Back!

We are very excited to be able to offer farm visits for classes both in person and virtually this Fall 2021. Farm Discovery field trips offer engaging and effective standards aligned with nutrition, farming and environmental literacy education experiences. We work with teachers to incorporate lessons that include the

FoodWhat?! Returns

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We are very excited to welcome our long time partner, Food What?! back to the farm for in person programming in March! Youth from Watsonville to Santa Cruz join the FoodWhat?! crew through Spring Internships, Summer Job Training and Fall Project Management programs. FoodWhat?! youth use organic farming, nourishing food and loving community as

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Organic School Food Roadmap

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We are excited to share new materials coming from our partners, Friends of the Earth. FOE's Climate-Friendly School Food Program helps school districts make the shift towards healthy, delicious, organic and plant-forward menus. The program provides technical assistance and marketing materials, supports student and community engagement strategies, and links school districts with the resources

Summer Registration Open!

Another growing season is upon us at Farm Discovery and as we begin to prep our fields and garden, we get an extra thrill out of imagining all the fun that will be had in them during our summer farm camp! With so many things feeling out of control these days, we take solace

Winter/Spring Care 2021: Limited Spots Available

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We know first-hand how difficult online schooling has been for students and the strain it puts on families, especially acute for working parents. That’s one reason we have been so happy  to offer distance learning support and farm care while schools remain closed to in person instruction. Students spend their morning in the

Farm Care in Winter

Even in the winter we are still able to have lots of fun on the farm, from hikes to the redwoods, searching for tadpoles in the freshly filled pond, to art projects and animal visits. We've been staying very busy! "One of my favorite things, I like harvesting and eating it, and then