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SCUSD Farm

The Farm, situated on the Peterson Middle School campus, has been under the operation of the Santa Clara Unified School District since August 2017. Serving as a flourishing hub of agricultural activity, our farm contributes hundreds of thousands of pounds of fresh produce to Santa Clara Unified Cafeterias.

Cultivating a diverse array of crops, including rainbow carrots, romaine lettuce, cabbage, kale, cauliflower, broccoli, radishes, blood oranges, nectarines, apricots, eggplant, squash, tomatoes, basil, and cilantro, our farm not only supplies our school cafeterias but also plays a pivotal role in Nutrition Education. Embracing an innovative approach, we transform freshly harvested produce, like kale, into delicious snacks such as kale chips, enjoyed by students.

Throughout the school year, The Farm warmly welcomes K-12 students for enlightening field trips, providing a unique opportunity to explore and learn. These excursions offer valuable insights into plants, pollination, bees, composting, soil science, and various other fascinating topics. The Farm is supported by two full-time farmers and a Farm Educator who guides tours and field trips.

Join us in the exploration of agriculture, fostering connections between students and the food they consume, and promoting a healthy, sustainable lifestyle. The SCUSD Farm is more than a space for growth; it's a vibrant educational resource for our community.

Upcoming Events


Farm Stand

Farm Stand Reopening for the Season!

We're thrilled to announce that the eagerly awaited reopening of our student-run Farm Stand is just around the corner! Get ready to dive into a world of fresh flavors and community connections as we kick off the season on May 16th and 17th, 2024!

Join us every Thursday and Friday from 4 pm to 5:30 pm, starting from May 16th, as we bring you the finest farm-fresh produce.

We eagerly anticipate welcoming you back to indulge in the finest produce our farm has to offer. Stay tuned for updates and mark your calendars for a season filled with fresh flavors and community connections.

Thank you once again for your continued enthusiasm and support. We can't wait to see you at the Farm Stand!

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Earth Day Celebration

Thank you to all who attended our Earth Day event! Stay tuned for future events and updates.

Newsletter

Farm Photos

Rows of Crops
Harvesting Cauliflower
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