Volunteer for Fall Feast and Harvest Festival!

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  Would you like to gain some experience volunteering at a Fall Feast or Harvest Festival!? VOLUNTEER FOR THE FALL FEAST IN THE FIELDS Saturday, Sept. 21st, 2019 4-8pm OR THE HARVEST FESTIVAL Saturday, October 19th, 2019 10 am - 2 pm Farm Discovery at Live Earth is offering volunteering opportunities for anyone who is

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

A to Zucchini Menu Teaser

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Menu Appetizers Roasted Dry Farm Tomato Caprese Crostini Pepper Gazpacho Shooter Herbed Zucchini Squares Bread Sunflour Bakehouse Artisan Bread Assortment with Belle Farms Olive Oil Salad Apple Fennel Salad with Hazelnuts & Crispy Prosciutto Third Course Wheatberry, Kale & Butternut Squash Salad Entree Braised Morris Grass-fed Beef with Herbed Chimichurri and Horseradish Crème & Herbed

LIVE EARTH FARM DISCOVERY PROGRAM IN THE RUNNING FOR A SEEDS OF CHANGE® GRANT AND NEEDS COMMUNITY TO GET OUT THE VOTE

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Local Non-Profit Vying to Win One of Several $20,000, $10,000 and $1,000 Grants from the Certified Organic Seed and Food Company WATSONVILLE, CA (March 31, 2015) – The Live Earth Farm Discovery Program has entered the Seeds of Change® Grant Program for an opportunity to win one of two $20,000, five $10,000 grants or ten

Seeds of Change Grant Voting April 9-20, 2015

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Dear LEFDP Supporters, I have entered our organization in the Seeds of Change® Grant Program. Seeds of Change® is an organic food and seed company that is committed to helping organizations across the country create healthier, more sustainable communities. In support of their mission, they are giving community-based gardening and farming programs an opportunity to

Notes from the Field, Classroom: Welcome Peter!

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Welcome Peter Nelson; Our New Program Assistant Peter is the newest member of our Discovery Program team. He has lived in the Monterey Bay area for the last 24 years. He has a history with many conservation and education nonprofits in the area and has had the opportunity to help create and build many school

Recipe of the Month: Big Sur Lemon Bars

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As spring erupts stupendously around me on the farm, at the beach, and in my garden, Big Sur has been on my mind.  I wonder what the wildflowers look like lining the hazardous cliffs, how cold the lazy eddies are collecting sunlight in the rivers and streams, and I long to hear the calls of

Recipe of the Month: Baked Stuffed Apples

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Apples are the only fruit on the farm these days.  Sure, we had pineapple guavas for a while...and then there were some delicious oranges, but those dwindled out about a month ago...in the bleak fruitless winter, apples are in full abundance.  I cannot be alone, these apples (stored in the cooler) are my savior! I

Notes from the Field, Classrom, Field. . . Winter Work

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Winter Work As Wavecrest’s winter rotation comes to a close, we are excited to announce that their winter project is almost complete! This Field Studies group decided to build a herb spiral on their school campus for their end of rotation project. They used their communication skills and great teamwork to calculate the amount of

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