Life Lab

Life Lab cultivates children's love of learning, healthy food, and nature through garden-based education.

Tour Life Lab’s work in the Pajaro Valley!


Register Below (free event)!

Friday, Novermber 4th, 2016 from 9:45am – Noon


See first-hand how Life Lab is growing healthy, inspired children! Visit the garden at Amesti Elementary School in Watsonville, and see how we are supporting garden-based learning there and in other Pajaro Valley Unified School District schools.  Then head down the road to visit our farm-based Blooming Classroom and observe an elementary class engaging in a hands-on field trip.  Hear the latest on our expanded programs in the Pajaro Valley, and meet other community members who support this work.  This is a free, no-ask event!

Learn more about our Pajaro Valley Initatiave here.

Register below, and we will be in touch with directions and parking details.

Call Emily at (831) 459-3833 or email at for special parking and accessibility; all are welcome and accommodated.




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It's a beautiful California winter day for Life Lab trainers Kevin and Autumn to be sharing the power of garden-enhanced nutrition education with the Berkeley Unified School District Gardening and Cooking Program Educators. Truly impressive to see a crew of garden educators serving a whole school district. Keep it up BUSD #sodatax #citrussalsa ... See MoreSee Less

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Rachel PringleSenior Director of ProgramsEducation Outside

Life Lab has been the most innovative and relevant organization in this field. From providing the best curriculum to their cutting edge professional development, we have relied on Life Lab as our go to organization for support, ideas, and collaboration.

Erica CurryTraining and Professional Development ManagerFoodCorps

Life Lab provides truly inspiring training. Their breadth of experience, joy for teaching, and commitment to sharing knowledge highlight the best practices in food and garden education.

Sheila BrickenKindergarten TeacherSan Lorenzo Valley Elementary

Thank you for such a wonderful field trip experience! Your leaders did such a great job at keeping our kids engaged.

Tara NeierCamp ParentSummer camp mom

Terry had another awesome two weeks at Life Lab. I think he learns more there than in any other part of his year. School is great, but he’s passionate (and often dogmatic) about what he learns there.