The Success of Slice!

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We are so grateful to EVERYONE who contributed to making Slice, our dinner in the orchard, a success. It is only thanks to everyone’s contributions that we are able to make the cash contributions go so far. So thank you sponsors, auction donors, guests, growers, wine makers, artisans, chefs, student decorators, center piece makers, photographers,

Special Slice Discount for CSA Members

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Slice CSA Member Discount We would like to extend a special invitation to Live Earth Farm CSA Members to attend Slice on September 14th for a discounted price.  For two weeks from July 30th to August 13th LEF CSA members will enjoy 10% off tickets to Slice.  In order to get your special

Sponsor Slice, the September 14th Fundraising Dinner in the Orchard

The apple is a powerful symbol of learning, health, and of agricultural prosperity in the Pajaro Valley. On September 14th, the Live Earth Farm Discovery Program invites you to celebrate our local farming traditions over dinner in our espaliered apple orchard. The funds raised at this event will support our education programs to instill pride

Slice Silent Auction September 14th, 2013

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On September 14th, 2013 the Live Earth Farm Discovery Program will host Slice, the 5th Annual Dinner on the Farm to support hands-on, farming programs for kids of all ages.  You can support the event by donating an auction item, becoming a sponsor, or purchasing tickets to attend the event. Through LEFDP’s programs local under

Slice, 5th Annual Dinner on the Farm to Support LEFDP

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Fine Wine, Organic Multi-Course Dinner, and Live Music in Live Earth Farm’s Espaliered Apple Orchard 2011 Small Plates Walking Tour On September 14th, the Live Earth Farm Discovery Program will host Slice, the 5th annual organic dinner on the farm supporting the Live Earth Farm Discovery Program. Chef Jonathan Miller of Eat Right

Annual Summer Solstice Celebration at Live Earth Farm

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On June 22nd, the community will gather at Live Earth Farm for their annual Summer Solstice Celebration. This longstanding tradition of celebrating Santa Cruz agriculture at the changing of the seasons will include lots of farming fun for the whole family. Celebrants will be invited to pick and eat warm strawberries right from the field,

Notes from the Field Classroom: Sheep to Shawl!

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The morning of our 4th annual Sheep to Shawl dawned warm and sunny.  The lower barn and surrounding area was prepped for throngs of people hoping to glimpse the sheep shearing, make some cool crafts and eat some delicious food! For the first time this year, we invited local artisan food vendors to the event.

4th Annual Sheep to Shawl Event at Live Earth Farm – 2013

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On March 23rd, 2013 the Live Earth Farm Discovery Program will host the 4th annual Sheep to Shawl event 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

Dig! Fundraiser Recap

Thanks to so much support from our community, Dig! was a huge success! We are still tallying results, but it looks like we netted about $15,000 in funds that will go directly towards providing education programs on the farm for local youth! This event is unique in so many ways, one of which is that

Dig!

Mark your calendars and get your tickets to the Discovery Program's 4th Annual Fundraising Dinner, "Dig!" - you won't want to miss it! Take a unique guided tasting "tour" of the fields while noshing on specially made goodies from their bounty and sipping wine from local wineries; following that, there will be an elegant 'en