June 1st: Have a Beer with Farmer Tom at Discretion for LEFDP

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June 1st Love Monday at Discretion Brewing to Benefit LEFDP Farm-Based Education for Health: Families, Environment, Community, Economy The June 1st Love Monday at Discretion Brewing will support farm camp scholarships for local kids the Live Earth Farm Discovery Program. 20% of the day’s beer sales will support LEFDP’s environmental and nutrition education programs for

LEFDP Welcomes New Development Coordinator, Brooke Sampson

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Brooke Sampson is a lifelong Watsonville resident. She began her career in the local non-profit sector as an AmeriCorps volunteer serving the Pajaro Valley community. Brooke has been active in the fight against local hunger over the past decade, serving as the Executive Director of Pajaro Valley Loaves and Fishes and the Chief Operations and

Orange and Vanilla Overnight Oats

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Overnight oats have long been one of my favorite breakfasts because they are easy, delicious, and it saves me time in the morning. Since citrus are in full swing right now, I thought this recipe would be great to brighten up the day and relieve some stress from those hectic mornings. Furthermore, this is an

El Pajaro, A Magical Evening on the Farm

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After some very warm days, the fog descended early on this Saturday afternoon at Live Earth Farm. All those little adjustments made the day before so that  guests would not have to stare into the sun were for naught on this almost cool, foggy afternoon. We began with appetizers under the oaks: Tomato consume paired

The Live Earth Farm Discovery Program Partners with the Banana Slug String Band, and the Monterey Peninsula Foundation and Joins the National #GivingTuesday Movement to Encourage Spending With a Purpose

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LEFDP Pledges to spend every dollar raised on #GivingTuesday, December 3rd, 2013 to bring kids to the farm to learn to grow and choose food that is healthy for themselves, for their community and for the environment. The Banana Slug String Band will help with a 10% discount and 10% donation on CD purchases and

Love Monday at Discretion Brewing to Benefit the Live Earth Farm Discovery Program

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On November 4th, Discretion Brewing will host Love Monday for the Live Earth Farm Discovery Program.  20% of the days beer sales will go to LEFDP to support hands-on farm based education and nutrition programs for local youth. The Live Earth Farm Discovery Program will be featured in the Discretion Brewing Love Monday program on

Slice Silent Auction September 14th, 2013

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On September 14th, 2013 the Live Earth Farm Discovery Program will host Slice, the 5th Annual Dinner on the Farm to support hands-on, farming programs for kids of all ages.  You can support the event by donating an auction item, becoming a sponsor, or purchasing tickets to attend the event. Through LEFDP’s programs local under

Please Welcome our new Education Programs Coordinator

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Hi there, I'm Grace Chollar-Webb, the new Education Program Coordinator for the LEF Discovery Program... and I'm very happy to be here. I am working closely with Jessica Ridgeway, LEFDP's director, as well as Farmer Tom, to learn the ropes and help orchestrate the myriad educational activities here on the farm. The most astounding thing

Student Corner: Homeschool Program

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The homeschool group came out to the farm at the end of January and we learned all about seeds! First, we did a quick review about the six plant parts (roots, stems, leaves, flowers, seeds and fruit)! Then, we talked about how important seeds are in the plant life cycle, how seeds travel and how