Volunteer Day at the Farm!

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Are your high school students in need of Community Service Hours? Do you know a group looking for a way to give back, or just someone wanting to get their hands dirty and have some time outside? We have a great way for you to do that! We are always looking for volunteers and we

Young Leaders

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As summer comes to an end, we reflect on all the fun times we had during our Summer Farm Camp. This summer would not have been what it was without our dedicated team of Jr. Staff and Leaders in Training (LIT). Over the six weeks of summer camp, our team of students from all over

Springtime Field Trips

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Spring is in full bloom! Finally the rain showers have subsided, and boy have we been busy. Spring field trips are off to a great start, filled with energy from students all over Pajaro Valley, Santa Cruz County and beyond! We love seeing the new faces here at the farm, and for many students, these

Williams College Farm Discovery

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Williams Colleges students help build a compost pile. In January Farm Discovery hosted students from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts for two weeks of working and studying sustainable farming at Live Earth Farm. Their work in the fields lead to high level discussions about the serious issues surrounding our food system. The students explored

2015 Summer Day Camp Success!

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The 2015 Summer Day Camps with Live Earth Farm Discovery Program were a great success! Almost 100 children attended our five weeks of camp this year. More than ever! We also exceeded all prior years' scholarship generosity, thanks in part to two generous grants from two local family foundations. These grants additionally helped to fund

El Pajaro, Feast in the Fields Invitation

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Student Corner: Spring Field Studies!

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 The focus of Wavecrest's Field Studies in spring is "production and reproduction".  This means we have been spending a lot of time snuggling baby goats and learning about pollination. This rotation, we decided to focus specifically on flowers and insects on the farm and in the garden.  We have learned about the "three P's" (pollinators,

Notes from The Field Classroom: Partnership with Food What?!

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Food What?! Partners with LEFDP This spring Food What?! will run a pilot south county program at Live Earth Farm in Watsonville. This partnership between the Live Earth Farm Discovery Program and Life Lab’s FoodWhat Program will provide better access to the farm-based education and youth empowerment programs for under served youth in South County,