Fall on the Farm!

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We have had a busy fall season with plenty of schools coming to enjoy the changing of seasons on the farm. Our homeschool session came once a month from October-January and enjoyed the rainy season we have been having. We crafted items like native wreaths (pictured below), hand salves, apple sauces, and explored curriculum focused

Thank You Notes

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We love getting "thank you" notes from students. They are so creative and fun. The process of making them reinforces what they experienced here at the farm and it just makes us feel warm and fuzzy.                

Wavecrest Winter Work

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The variety of projects and creative output from the Wavecrest adolescent students is inspiring. Each week brings new accomplishments and progress. Enjoy a piece of farm inspired poetry from Alec. The Evils I know a magical place Where all can stay in peace A place where one an observe nature at its purest Where all

Wavecrest Student Highlights

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Every Thursday, Wavecrest, Santa Cruz Montessori Junior High attends the farm and becomes immersed in the daily rhythm. They are learning the various task and the hard work it takes to get food from the field to our forks. Here is some of what they have accomplished at the farm thus far: Field Studies In

The passing of the seasons and the rhythm of farm work

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Fall has arrived and schools are back in session. Which means we are busy but very excited to be connecting with so many young individuals. In the midst of our hectic tour season, we appreciate the regular visits from Wavecrest, the Santa Cruz Montessori Junior High. The familiar faces we see every Thursday make the

Farm Camps at Live Earth, an LIT Perspective

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As I dive into my college adventure I cannot help but reflect upon the importance experience has added to my life, credentials, and knowledge. Being part of the LEFDP Leader In Training program for five years now has not only extended my love of organic, wholesome farming but also enhanced what it means to teach,

A Water Unit is Best with Rain!

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This Winter the Wavecrest Jr. High students are finishing up their science projects related to the theme of WATER! Thank goodness for the rain we are getting! One of the projects was to design a native plant/drought tolerant landscape. Now that we are getting some rain it is time to put those natives in so they