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Thank You Notes

31 May

We love getting “thank you” notes from students. They are so creative and fun. The process of making them reinforces what they experienced here at the farm and it just makes us feel warm and fuzzy.                

Wavecrest Winter Work

23 February

The variety of projects and creative output from the Wavecrest adolescent students is inspiring. Each week brings new accomplishments and progress. Enjoy a piece of farm inspired poetry from Alec. The Evils I know a magical place Where all can stay in peace A place where one an observe nature at its purest Where all […]

Wavecrest Student Highlights

21 October

Every Thursday, Wavecrest, Santa Cruz Montessori Junior High attends the farm and becomes immersed in the daily rhythm. They are learning the various task and the hard work it takes to get food from the field to our forks. Here is some of what they have accomplished at the farm thus far: Field Studies In […]

The passing of the seasons and the rhythm of farm work

21 October

Fall has arrived and schools are back in session. Which means we are busy but very excited to be connecting with so many young individuals. In the midst of our hectic tour season, we appreciate the regular visits from Wavecrest, the Santa Cruz Montessori Junior High. The familiar faces we see every Thursday make the […]

Farm Camps at Live Earth, an LIT Perspective

25 April

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, […]

A Water Unit is Best with Rain!

26 February

This Winter the Wavecrest Jr. High students are finishing up their science projects related to the theme of WATER! Thank goodness for the rain we are getting! One of the projects was to design a native plant/drought tolerant landscape. Now that we are getting some rain it is time to put those natives in so they […]

Student Corner: The Theme is Water!

17 December

How about that weather!? The garden and teaching fields are looking pretty bare after that frost, but we always find interesting things to learn about with the students who come to the farm. Last week we began our winter rotation with the Santa Cruz Montessori middle school students. This winter the theme is “Water”.  I […]