CANCELLED due to weather We are very sorry. There will be a pumpkin & apple stand, and cider pressing in our Education Barn on the Upper Farm from 10-2. So please come for a muddy walk and get your Halloween and Thanksgiving pumpkins.
Summer Day Camps in 2016 went great. We had more campers than ever and thanks to generous donors and partner organizations we were able to offer more scholarships and financial aide to local kids who otherwise wouldn’t get the chance. Thank you Pajaro Valley Shelter Services, Second Harvest Food Bank, CASA, Loaves and Fishes, and [...]
Here is a collection of photos from Farm Camp 2016! Find out more about our summer day camp program here.
This dish is simple yet delectable dish. And with the tomatoes and peppers going off right now, this seems to be a great dish and one the kiddos will love to help with. Ingredients: 2 lb mixed tomatoes and/or bell peppers (approx 15 vegetables, less if they are large) Rice Mixture 2 cups of cooked [...]
Hayley Reitman is the newest addition to Farm Discovery at Live Earth! Hayley graduated with a degree in Environmental Studies from CSU Monterey Bay, focusing on sustainable communities in 2014. She has been working in nonprofits since 2010 with experience in environmental education, habitat restoration, community food programs and sustainable agriculture. Hayley is extremely excited [...]
We are so pleased to welcome our new Development Coordinator, Tara Walker. She has already had many successes in getting her own network of friends and family connected to Farm Discovery. A longtime Santa Cruz resident, Tara has more than 12 years of development experience including several years doing donor stewardship at UC Santa Cruz. [...]
In a new twist on Love Monday The Kitchen at Discretion will join Discretion Brewing on June 27th in supporting farm-based education for local kids via Farm Discovery at Live Earth. 20% of the day’s beer sales—plus 20% of sales from two special food items—will support Farm Discovery environmental and nutrition education programs for local [...]
We are very excited to be supporting youth development by offering, for the very first time this summer, two junior staff positions. Junior staff learn to lead sustainable farming, and nutritious food preparation activities. They work with campers on the self-care that also supports healthy ecosystems, economies, and communities. We are preparing youth for well [...]
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 [...]
Summer day camp at Farm Discovery is right around the corner! Beginning June 13th campers will enjoy exploring the vast beauty of Live Earth Farm with all their wonder and senses. Art on the Farm, Farm to Table and Sprouts Camp is a wonderful way to get kids outside, down in the dirt, and connect [...]