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

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

Annual Summer Solstice Celebration at Live Earth Farm

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On June 22nd, the community will gather at Live Earth Farm for their annual Summer Solstice Celebration. This longstanding tradition of celebrating Santa Cruz agriculture at the changing of the seasons will include lots of farming fun for the whole family. Celebrants will be invited to pick and eat warm strawberries right from the field,

Farm Camps at Live Earth Farm

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We have a really good time at our Summer Camps.  Summer is such a brilliant time on the farm.  The experience is warm, sunny, bright, and full of flavor.  Our days are filled with fun activities designed to encourage creative expression in many different media.  We make art, crafts, snacks, preserves, garden beds, and great