Extra Bucks from Benefit Mobile in September

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

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Sow and Grow: Get Involved

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During a spring field trip this May, Christine had a group of fifth graders gathered in the garden to introduce the concept of habitats. A boy named Isaiah demonstrated his understanding when he proclaimed, “so like, a garden is a habitat for plants!” When a student takes new information and applies it to another area

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Sow & Grow Save the Date

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Farm Discovery’s New Logo

Did you notice something new about our logo? In our 10th year of operation, we decided to take a look at our existing logo and rework it to better reflect the wonderful work we're doing at Farm Discovery. We'd love to know what you think about it! Join the discussion on instagram

Spring Scholarship Drive

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Scholarships for Local Youth to Get Kids on the Farm to Explore Food, Farming, Nature and Health Conquering nature deficit disorder and knowing where their food comes from are just two of the accomplishments this summer’s cohort of Farm Discovery campers will be bragging about when they head back to school this fall. The farm-based

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NEEF Teen Nature & Health Fact Sheet & Twitter Chat

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In today’s technology-driven world, teens can be disconnected from their environment and spend less time outdoors, which threatens their health and well-being. NEEF surveyed teens across the country to better understand how they interact with the outdoors, and who they turn to for information about the environment. In celebration of EE Week, NEEF is hosting a Twitter Chat on connecting teens

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Guidestar Platinum

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Great news! Farm Discovery just earned the 2018 Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. By sharing these metrics, we’re helping the sector move beyond simplistic financial ratios to assess nonprofit progress. We hope this accomplishment inspires you to support our Spring Scholarship Drive to help make field trips

Corn

photo credit: Return to Sunday Supper Ever wonder why corn is planted in blocks? Or what that shiny golden silk is for? Corn is part of the family Poaceae - grass family, along with maize, barley, oats, rice, rye and sorghum. It is pollinated by wind. The male flower is the crown at the

Poison Oak

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Anyone who has been to the farm knows this sight well. Poison Oak comes in all shapes and sizes, vines, bushes, on the ground, up a tree, on the edge of a grape trellis. . . In the winter it is hiding without the leaves we all learn to identify (lobed leaves of 3). But

Year End Success!

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We surpassed a stretch goal with our End of Year Campaign and we are so grateful! Thanks to your generosity as well as our participation in Monterey County Gives we raised $11,864! And thanks to one sustaining donor that number will continue to rise every month. With your bighearted support we will steward a special