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Funk Free Funds

I just got the best e-mail! Tatiana Burdiak reached out saying, "Happy New Year! I wanted to let you know that my business, The Circular Living Co. www.circularlivingco.com chose to donate 5% of our net profits to Farm Discovery this quarter! Regenerative ag and teaching our community about all of the benefits of a healthy food system

Giving Tuesday 2019

Today, December 3rd is #GivingTuesday, the national day to give back. Thank you for your meaningful support of our empowering educational programs on the farm. Check out our Big Idea to empower local youth in growing healthy food by offering a 10-month paid internship that inspires and prepares local, young adults to pursue careers in

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Brain Juice & Crafting with Farm Discovery at UCSC

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On December 3rd Farm Discovery Staff will be hanging out in the Quarry Plaza at UCSC. Why Tuesday, December 3rd? Because it is #GivingTuesday and Farm Discovery wants to get in on the giving. Farm Discovery will be giving out apple cider, a little kick of vitamin rich brain juice to get UCSC students through

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Farm Discovery’s 5 Favorite Fall Farming & Gardening Tasks

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Farm Discovery starts to feel a big shift in November. Our 9 month hustle from the Sheep to Shawl Faire at the Spring Equinox to the end of the Fall Field Trip & Farm Immersion season around Thanksgiving is winding down. We begin to feel the spaces in between the chaos, opportunities to regroup, reflect,

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Farm Discovery at UCSC

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December 3 Hello Banana Slugs! We are coming to you on the international day of giving, #GivingTuesday to share some tasty treats and a gift making project to enjoy before finals week. #givingtuesday #santacruzgivestoyouth #santacruzgives #bananaslugs #ucsantacruz

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Holiday Party at Fruition Brewing

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December 13, 6-8 PM The Board & Staff will be gathered to honor the season and celebrate each other and the great work we have done in 2019 to bring empowering and transformational farm-based education to our community this year. Celebrate with us and 20% of beer sales will support our #SantaCruzGives campaign.  

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Thank You, Element

The Fall Feast in the Fields Benefit, this year called Element, is a celebration, a celebration of good, hard work being done in our community to address challenges we all face. None of us are immune to the great issues of our time, and that is why Farm Discovery and Live Earth Farm are working

Contribute from your IRA to Farm Discovery

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Contributing from your IRA to Farm Discovery is an easy way to reduce your tax burden and make a gift to support programs you care about. Congress has extended the IRA charitable rollover and made it permanent. An IRA rollover gift is a way for you to establish or add to a fund today without

Element Evite

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element.eventbrite.com Your ticket purchase supports Farm Discovery in . . . empowering youth to make regenerative choices for their health, their community and the environment through farm-based education. element.eventbrite.com

Bee Zen

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Please enjoy this moment of bee zen. . .⠀ We received disturbing news this week about above average bee colony loss this winter. This is serious business, as we are endlessly dependent on bees in food production. ⠀ ⠀ In other news ARS reported, "Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have taken the first step towards