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Virtual Field Trips

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Farm Discovery Virtual Field Trips are now open for booking. Our virtual field trips offer utilizes a 5Es, standards aligned lesson sequence. Students will get to know their kitchens and the food web through at home activities, videos of the farm, and Live time with our staff. We are excited at the opportunity to

Wavecrest Returns!

This month we saw the return of our Santa Cruz Montessori Wavecrest students. Normally on the farm every Thursday, we haven’t seen them since last April. Having them back gave us all an energy boost and a sense of return to a little normalcy. Students are split into three topic groups, which they rotate

Fall Farm Care 2020

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Fall Care 2020 Well, it’s been quite the year, hasn’t it?! The one constant for Farm Discovery, and we’re sure for most of you, has been change. After a decade of regular programs, everything is new again. Despite the stress of uncertainty the last 6 months, our team has banded together to design

Farewell Kirra, Hello Leticia

We would love to wish a belated farewell to our first Farm Discovery apprentice, Kirra. Thank you so much, Kirra for all of your hard work and dedication to Farm Discovery. We are so proud to see how far you’ve come and honored to be a part of your journey.  Now Kirra is

Springtime Spring Rolls!

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Ingredients: Shredded Carrots Mint Cilantro Lettuce Shredded Purple Cabbage Ginger Garlic Soy Sauce or Coconut aminos Chicken Rice paper rolls Directions: Mix soy sauce/coconut aminos, ginger, and garlic in a mixing bowl. Put chicken in and let marinade for at least 15 min (the longer they marinade the more flavor) Prep veggies. Shred carrots,

Maple Pecan Hasselback Butternut Squash

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We have the perfect recipe for you this holiday season! Everyone at Farm Discovery loved this one. In this season of celebrating, why not get your vitamin E, thiamin, niacin, vitamin B-6, folate, pantothenic acid, manganese, and potassium with your sweets? Ingredients: 1 butternut squash 2 tablespoons olive oil salt black pepper ½ tablespoon cinnamon ¼ tablespoon nutmeg ¼ cup maple

“With So Very Much Gratitude!”

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In spirit of the grateful season, we were so honored to receive this thank you book from one of the first grade classes at Ann Soldo Elementary that comes to visit our farm through seasonal field trips.    Thank you, visiting schools, and thank you to our supporters for making these trips possible.   "Thank

Grab and go applesauce

Have too many apples on your hands like we do? This recipe is a great way to turn them into a yummy on the go snack for everyone! This is a fun one to make as a family, even the tiniest of members can join in on the fun of stirring, pouring, and mashing! Tips