Student Corner: Food What?! Summer Program!

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 The youth empowerment organization "Food What?!" brought their summer job program to Live Earth Farm. Each Friday 20 youth came to the farm and worked side by side with farmers, harvesting, planting, sorting, and weeding. This was a great way to integrate young community members into our farming family. It was mutually beneficial for both groups. The

“FOOD, WHAT?!” – Inspiring and Helpful

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Our workload has ratcheted up another notch as summer-crops have started maturing. Green beans, peppers, and cherry tomatoes have been added to the weekly harvest list. The increasing number of tasks mimics the abundance in the field and since most of them are manual by nature, work often starts at dawn and sometimes doesn't stop

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,