Life Lab

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

2020 Spring Benefit Brunch

UCSC at the Cowell Hay Barn

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Benefit Brunch & Program: 11:00am to 2:00pm

The Spring Benefit Brunch is complimentary with a donation opportunity.

For volunteer and sponsorship opportunities, please contact us! Call Nikki at (831) 459-3833, or email

We look forward to inspiring you!


Welcome to our 10th annual Life Lab Spring Benefit Brunch!  We’re honored to gather our community again this spring to celebrate Life Lab’s vision and work.  This family friendly gathering will take place at our Santa Cruz Garden Classroom & the historic Henry Cowell Hay Barn on Saturday, May 2 from 11:00am to 2:00pm.  Festivities begin at 11am with reception and hands-on fun activities in the garden, then followed by a farm to table meal at 12:30pm. We look forward to having you join us for our signature fundraiser to uplift, celebrate, and support school garden education.






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Past Benefits

2019 Benefit Brunch at MacQuiddy Elementary

2018 Benefit Brunch at MacQuiddy Elementary

2017 Benefit Brunch at the UCSC Hay Barn

2016 Benefit Brunch at the UCSC Hay Barn

Spring Brunch 2016


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