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

Spring has Sprung!

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It’s been feeling like spring lately! The time of year has come when we are busy mowing cover crop and overturning earth getting ready for summer planting. Spring is a special time on the farm, where we wait patiently for our favorite farm treats to ripen, and get to welcome some new life onto the

Spring Scholarship Drive

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Scholarships for Local Youth to Get Kids on the Farm to Explore Food, Farming, Nature and Health Conquering nature deficit disorder and knowing where their food comes from are just two of the accomplishments this summer’s cohort of Farm Discovery campers will be bragging about when they head back to school this fall. The farm-based

Winter Reflections

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It’s finally starting to feel like spring! We kicked off our spring season last week and we are hoping to leave this very wet winter behind. Although I don’t think we are free from the rains just yet, it’s at least nice to feel some sunshine and heat. It has been quite a winter

Fall on the Farm!

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We have had a busy fall season with plenty of schools coming to enjoy the changing of seasons on the farm. Our homeschool session came once a month from October-January and enjoyed the rainy season we have been having. We crafted items like native wreaths (pictured below), hand salves, apple sauces, and explored curriculum focused

Spring Field Trip Season Brings New Schools

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This Spring Field Trip season 12 different schools, over 32 classes and more than 650 students became farmers with us for a day or more. They learned to grow food and what they can do to participate in the food system in a positive way. Specifically they learned to sort their lunch waste and what

Success in the Spring

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Our spring tour season is coming to an end this week. We had the privilege of serving over 25 different groups, classes, and schools. Some students visited for a few hours and others stayed for a few days. We never know what kind of long term or life changing impact the farm visit will have

Volunteer at the Sixth Annual Sheep to Shawl Event at Live Earth Farm

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On March 21st, the Live Earth Farm Discovery Program will host the 6th annual Sheep to Shawl event at Live Earth Farm. Professional shearer, Bruce Wool, will demonstrate his trade throughout the day, while his wife spins yarn alongside him. We are looking for volunteers to guide guests through hands on demonstrations of every part

Spring Fund Drive Charity Match Sidebar

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Charity Match is almost at an end. Every donation of $20 or more by February 27th gets a 20% match and builds our scholarship fund for underserved kids to learn to grow, and prepare healthy, farm fresh foods. We are so grateful for your meaningful contribution. The fine print. . . Donations are accepted through

Family Friendly Recipe: Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

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Last week I celebrated my 24th birthday and a dear friend of mine from the farm made me a strawberry rhubarb pie.  It was the first one I had ever had the pleasure of eating, and it was delicious! We have both strawberries and rhubarb on the farm right now, so buy them at the