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
Tomorrow, November 27th is #GivingTuesday, the national day to give back. Gracias for your meaningful support of our empowering educational programs on the farm. If you contribute through our facebook fundraiser (or make your own), facebook will double your gift! (starting at 5am PST, the matching $ could run out in minutes) SUPPORT FOOD, FARM &
Dearest Contributor, Gracias. You are helping reconnect our community to healthy food, and providing hands-on opportunities for people to learn about and help build sustainable food systems. Our on-farm events and family programs are opportunities for kids to share the farm with their families. Your support makes the initial contact in our programs and the
November 14 - December 31 Santa Cruz Gives is presented by Good Times in partnership with The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County and the support of Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County, the David and Lucille Packard Foundation, and Santa Cruz County Bank. It is a holiday fundraising program. The goal is to create a new network of
We celebrated our annual Harvest Festival on October 20th; So many wonderful volunteers and community members came to the farm to enjoy the best time of the year! In addition to pumpkin bowling, cider pressing, and family yoga we added a marigold garland making station this year. It was really fun to see the beautiful
So, I have been using benefit mobile for about a year and am loving the little kick I get donating to Farm Discovery with my regular purchases. It somehow feels like I am gaming the system. You put the app on your phone and you can buy an e-gift card at the register on your
This August Farm Discovery partnered with 5 first grade PVUSD teachers in a Science Learning Leaders institute that was designed to connect classroom teachers with local environmental educators to develop a new 5E’s, NGSS aligned lesson plan that will start and end in the classroom sandwiched by an engaging exploration of the farm in between.