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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

2018 Annual Campaign

A  YEAR TO SOW & GROW Live Earth Farm is a special place in the winter. In the winter everyone jumps in to help keep the farm growing, while staff in all different positions take holiday vacations. This winter Education Coordinator, Hayley, has been filling in for Farm Manager, Christine, as well as working the

2018 Best of

Do you love Farm Discovery's programs? Are Live Earth Farm's berries the best you have ever tasted? Tell the world! or at least tell Santa Cruz CountyGOOD TIMES BEST OF SC COUNTY AWARDS  SANTA CRUZ WAVES SWELLIES

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Tending the Garden of our Community

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In this season of sharing food, fun, presents and our greatest gift, time, with family, friends and those in need, we of Farm Discovery at Live Earth wish to share our gratitude with you. As someone who has given meaningfully to Farm Discovery in 2017 you have helped make our programs empowering and accessible to

Farm Discovery Holiday Party at Lúpulo Craft Beer House

Farm Discovery will be celebrating the end of the year with a Holiday Party at Lúpulo Craft Beer House in Santa Cruz. This event is open to the public and 10% of the whole day’s proceeds will go to Farm Discovery’s year end fund drive to TENd 10 more years of empowering farm-based nutrition and

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Pollinate was Great!

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On Saturday, September 23 we welcomed over 200 guests, artisans, chefs, teachers, sponsors, students & volunteers to the farm for our annual Fall Feast, Pollinate. It was a gorgeous sunny afternoon and evening on the hill, under the lights and stars. The event started with fantastic appetizers by Jessica Yarr and Assembly, wine by Storrs Winery,

2017 Harvest Festival

Join Farm Discovery this weekend for our annual Harvest Festival, October 21st, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm! This event is the culmination of the fall tour season, welcoming students back to the farm with their families. Open to the public, Farm Discovery celebrates the harvest with family friendly fun including apples cider pressing, visits with