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.
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
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
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
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,
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
How about that weather!? The garden and teaching fields are looking pretty bare after that frost, but we always find interesting things to learn about with the students who come to the farm. Testing Water Quality at the Mouth of the Pajaro River in Winter 2011 Last week we began our winter rotation
“Dirt made my lunch, dirt made my lunch, thank you dirt, thanks a bunch for my salad, my sandwich, my milk and my munch, cause dirt, you made my lunch!” This chorus can be heard echoing across the fire circle as Kim Woodland and her husband Doug “Dirt” Greenfield, finish up a farm tour