Chavela Recipe

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We made Chavelas this Saturday and Sunday at the Live Earth Farmstand during the annual Blackberry, tomato, pepper U-Pick! Chavelas are a beautifully red, seasonal, refreshing drink with a kick to it. Here is our Farm Discovery Chavela recipe (a mix of a few recipes out there) for a spicy and refreshing seasonal brew! Add

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

Farm Discovery Field Trips & Summer Camps for All

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On December 5th 34 first graders from Ann Soldo Elementary visited Farm Discovery. They fed our chickens and goats, learned the nutritional differences between an apple and apple cider, while pressing their own cider; and they practiced identifying foods in various stages of their life cycle in a garden scavenger hunt. At the end of

Rice Paper Wraps

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These rice paper wraps are a go to for me in the summer months when I crave something light. They are fun, colorful, easy, and a great way to pack in the veggies. The ingredients are simple and fresh. And your kiddos will love to create so many different variations. https://elsaswholesomelife.wordpress.com/ Rice Paper

Farm To Table and Nature Based Art Camps go into their fifth summer at Live Earth Farm

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Conquering nature deficit disorder and knowing where their food comes from are just two of the accomplishments this summer’s cohort of Live Earth Farm Discovery campers will be bragging about when they head back to school this fall. The farm-based day camps offer local kids the opportunity to play and work in the fields and

Strawberry Sauce

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Strawberry Sauce photo credit: Eat Live Run There is no better time to get sweet strawberries than right now. We are coming into peak season for this delicious fruit. When I’m not eating them fresh, I’ve been making strawberry sauce. It is so simple and so versatile. I’ve been adding it to my

Summer Vegetable Soup

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A few weeks ago, I was getting ready to head off to the east coast for vacation, when I realized that I had an abundance of veggies in my fridge- something that frequently occurs during these summer months. I have a difficult time seeing food go to waste, and I couldn’t bear seeing the bounty

Summer Camps at Live Earth Farm, A Blast For All

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Our Summer Day Camps were a great success! We hosted more sessions and participants than ever. Thanks to all the donors who helped make it possible for kids to come to camp who might not have been able to come without financial support. This year we had two art themed camps where we integrated crafts,

Farm Camps at Live Earth, an LIT Perspective

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As I dive into my college adventure I cannot help but reflect upon the importance experience has added to my life, credentials, and knowledge. Being part of the LEFDP Leader In Training program for five years now has not only extended my love of organic, wholesome farming but also enhanced what it means to teach,

Summer Fun on the Farm for All Ages

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photo credit: Ruth Diaz Learn and play at Live Earth Farm in the Discovery Garden and Fields, the chicken pasture, goat pen, pony corral, and in the kitchen classroom. The Live Earth Farm Discovery Program offers programs for all ages throughout the summer including week long camps, u-pick events, and drop in programs