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About santacruzmountainrunners

I am local runner interested in developing a Santa Cruz Mountain running group for social, non competitive runs on trails.

Community Farm II

In early June 2019, the second Los Altos Hills Community Farm was installed on a busy corner!  A large neighborhood gathering helped to celebrate the opening of the stand! Advertisements

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Fresh Herbs at Community Farm Stand!

The community farm stand has become a popular community sharing point thanks to the community gathering site of Today a neighbor Mellisa has left several vases of fresh herbs to share and posted pictures of the herbs on the … Continue reading

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Bees have arrived!

Today I installed 4 bee nucs (small hives)  today from a bee keep down near San Luis Obispo.  I transported this hives in the back of my car for 4 hours.. luckily not too many escape from the cardboard boxes … Continue reading

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Seed Library Added to Los Altos Hills Farm

At a recent Slow Food South Bay annual event, I learned about the seed libraries now available at many real public libraries locally where you can “check out” seeds in the hope that you will bring back some other ones … Continue reading

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Persimmons at the farm stand

It’s that time of year and free persimmons are now available at the farm stand.

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Honey at the Farm Stand

It’s honey time at the farm stand.  I’ve harvested our backyard hives about 2 weeks ago and extracted about 3 1/2 gallons of honey.  It’s incredible thick, darker and much richer in flavors than store bought generic honey.  Contact me … Continue reading

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Los Altos Hills Harvest Event

September 25, 2014 – About 20 folks, young and old,  came out for the Los Altos Hills backyard and community farm stand harvest at Jill’s house.  We all harvested some for our selves but picked lots of extra bounty of … Continue reading

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