Category: Events

Farm Day: November

Hello farmers and volunteers!!

It’s that time of the month again: farm day!

When: Saturday, Nov 8th, 10- 1pm 

Where: 333 N. Airport St, HMB

 

Agenda:

1. Transplant strawberries

2. Stir compost

3. Weeding ad tidying

 

Enjoy meeting new and old friends, say hello to the chickens and enjoy a lunch.

Suggested $5 donation for lunch. 

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Pictures: Harvest Festival 2014

We did it again!  Another fun, successful Harvest Festival! Thanks for joining us to celebrate!  

Enjoy some pictures.  Click on the image to enlarge it:

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8th Annual Harvest Festival 2014

You are invited to 

Big Wave’s 8th Annual Harvest Festival

When: Saturday, Oct 11th, 1-5 pm

Where: Big Wave property, just North of 333 Airport St, Princeton by the Sea

  • Meet and connect with family and friends
  • Enjoy family-friendly activities including dancing and games
  • the price is right… free!
  • learn how to support Big Wave in more meaningful ways

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Food

Do you have a favorite family dish?  Please bring it to share at our pot luck.

Last name A-M, please bring a side (rice, raw/steamed veggies, cut fruit)

Last name N-Z, a salad (potato, leafy greens, fruit.)

 

No chips or bread, please!

 

Music

Tie on your dancing shoes and get ready to dance all afternoon to Extra Large, an upbeat, positive, original, high energy, dance band from Santa Cruz

 

Auction and Activities

We have new and exciting items in this year’s auction… Disneyland tickets, local eateries, classy San Francisco restaurants, museums, and more!

Also indulge in subscribing for farm fresh produce delivery, four weekly deliveries of a dozen eggs, and raised planter beds for your garden!

Activities for all include but are not limited to: decorating pumpkins, dancing, cake walk, cork pull, face painting, tug-of-war, pie eating contest, hula hoop contests. 

**Please bring a cake to give away at the cake walk. **

 
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Farm Day June Pictures

Hello farmers and supporters of Big Wave!

You made it through a tough day, weeding, mulching and transplanting. Check out these awesome pictures from our work and barbecue! 

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Farm Day “Lounge,” June

Please come down and join in the fun, fellowship and community.

Learn how to ‘grow your own’, and meet the girls.

Lunch is included. Suggested donation is $5.00

 

When: Saturday, June 13th, 10:00-1:00 pm

Where: North 333 Airport Blvd. El Granada, Ca. 94018.

Farm Day May Pictures

Hello farmers and supporters:

Thanks for making it out today, despite the wind.  I continue to enjoy meeting new people so that was a big plus for me!  We also got a lot done!  Weeding, watering, mulching and having a good time. 

Thanks especially to those potential residents who made it out today: Lizzie, Stephanie, Thea, Matt, Vanessa, Joey and Patrick. 

Check out some pictures from today:

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Big Wave Farm presents: Big Wave Lounge Planting Day

Saturday, May 10 from 10:00-1:00. 

 333 Airport Blvd.  El Granada, Ca. 94018.

$5.00 suggested donation for lunch of farm raised vegetables, fruit and egg salad sandwiches made from eggs from our chickens.

This event is an open, outreach event.   Families with developmentally disabled members and newcomers are especially encouraged to attend.

Farm Day Activities:

> plant veggies, herbs and flowers right into our new raised beds using the Square Foot Gardening method of organic, sustainable, food production.

> beautify the grounds by spreading wood chips in the community area.

> sow seeds in the greenhouse.

> eat directly from the garden and sandwiches from our own farm-raised chickens.

> connect with others in the community and share company and a good time.

> harvest some veggies to enjoy at home.

> meet our ladies (hens)

> throw some horse shoes.

> sit down and relax…

> donate to further our ability to teach our young adults how to grow and prepare their own food. 

 

 

We are currently looking to raise $50,000 in seed money for staffing, continuing ed, curriculum development and operations.

You can donate on our website www.bigwaveproject.org or send a check to PO Box 1901 El Granada Ca. 94018.

The ‘Lounge’ theme purpose is that for our young adults to have a place to hang out and be with their friends and make new friends.  It is also an ‘incubator’ in which the young adults will be encouraged to use their gifts and abilities to serve others.

A few examples of the ‘service-based’ opportunities for farm days are as follows:
1.  Greeting and welcoming (smiles needed here)
2.  Food prep 
3.  Food service
4.  Co-project leader
5.  Farm assistant
6.  groundskeeper
7.  lounge lizard

Farm days are every 2nd Saturday of the month rain or shine.

For additional information, please call 650-245-2790.

Spread the word….!!!

Save the date!!

Big Wave Harvest Festival @ Big Wave Saturday, October 11th.

Farm Day April Pictures

Hello farmers and supporters,

We had a great farm day today; thanks for making it out.  I enjoyed meeting some new people and also seeing old, good friends. It was a good mix of working hard and getting a chance to hang out, tell stories and check in with friends. 

We completed our check list including gluing decals to the coop, transplanting beans, peas and tomatoes and burying chicken wire underneath the sunflower seeds. 

Check out some of our pictures:


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Farm Day April: Grow Your Own

When: Saturday, April 12, 10:00 am

Where: 333 Airport Blvd. El Granada, CA 94018

 

Hello farmers!

Come on down to the farm and see what’s been going on! Introduction to Square Foot Gardening, sow seeds and label your own plants.   Also, meet the hens!  On farm days, the girls are let out and allowed to walk free range around the farm. 

Come enjoy the fun.  See you then!

-The Big Wave Farmers