Another growing season is upon us at Farm Discovery and as we begin to prep our fields and garden, we get an extra thrill out of imagining all the fun that will be had in them during our summer farm camp! With so many things feeling out of control these days, we take solace
Farm Discovery leads learning and exploration about chickens, omnivores and our own omnivorous diet during our Virtual Field Trips. K-5 students meet our animals, explore the many different fruits and vegetables we grow, and participate in a 5Es lesson sequence about omnivores. Activities include observing chickens through videos, making your own food web and
This month we saw the return of our Santa Cruz Montessori Wavecrest students. Normally on the farm every Thursday, we haven’t seen them since last April. Having them back gave us all an energy boost and a sense of return to a little normalcy. Students are split into three topic groups, which they rotate
join us for a live virtual culinary eventEnjoy local wine or beer by Alfaro, Storrs, J. Lohr, and Discretion, while chef Martin Hoellrigl of Capitola Garden Feast works with us in our kitchen and yours to transform your special box of seasonal produce into a multi-course feast from the fields of Live Earth Farm.100%
You can purchase Farm Discovery jellies, shrubs, syrups and margarita mix from these locations: Pick up at the farm on Thursdays (call for details) The Live Earth Farm CSA webstore Eatlocal.farm Soon to be featured in the Buy Local end cap at New Leaf Community Markets
As an essential service, The Live Earth Farm CSA and Farmer's Markets (at the markets' discretion) will remain open and in operation; Farm Discovery will not be hosting any programs or events as long as the Santa Cruz County Shelter in Place order is in effect (until April 7 on the date of publication).
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
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
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.
Date & Time TBA In need of gift ideas for the upcoming holidays? Come join us at the The Zero Shop located in beautiful Capitola for a sip n' shop. Farm Discovery will be pouring Lagunitas and Ninkasi beer, Disctrict 7 and J Lohr wine and serving small bites to make your holiday shopping