The Food Forest and More at Coastal Roots Farm

The Food Forest and More at Coastal Roots Farm

Blog, Encinitas, Kid Friendly
Coastal Roots Farm In this podcast (Episode 1 – yes link coming soon!), we are talking to LyOr who manages the Food Forest and Vineyard of Coastal Roots Farm in Encinitas, California. Encinitas is about about 25 miles north of San Diego on the coast. Coastal Roots Farm is perhaps one of the best places to visit for those who like super fresh and sustainably grown fruits and vegetables. Whether you are single, traveling with a friend or spouse or with kids, there are multiple opportunities for fun, learning, volunteering and access to great fresh vegetables and fruits. Food Forest At Coastal Roots you’ll be able to check out the 8 ½ food forest that will have a trail to the ocean. This might be the only trail in San…
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Butterfly Farms (North San Diego)

Butterfly Farms (North San Diego)

Blog, Encinitas, Kid Friendly
Butterfly Farms If you are looking to big smiles, just drive 20 minutes north of San Diego to the coastal town of Encinitas. At Butterfly Farms, whether you are 2 years old or 102 years old watching the butterflies flitter and flutter  simply brings you joy. You'll find that even the youngest of kids will have an impressive attention span while watching the butterflies. You'll get some great photos of them no matter what their age. The owners of Butterfly Farms have been growing plants and shipping butterfly friendly plants around the country for the last 7 years. Two organizations, Fish and Wildlife and Monarch Watch, rely heavily on them for the work they do. Plants and Tours If you want butterflies in your own yard, you can also purchase…
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Meditation Garden in Encinitas

Meditation Garden in Encinitas

Blog, Encinitas
Meditation Garden in Encinitas I love the Meditation Garden! I'll admit, the first time I visited this place, I was a bit shy about going in since I had to go through the gate of The Self-Realization Fellowship Encinitas Temple to get to the gardens. I wasn't a member of that temple and I wasn't really sure what to expect. What I discovered is that it is open to the public so no matter what your religious or spiritual belief, you are welcome to walk through the gardens. What to Expect The gardens go to the edge of the cliff overlooking the beach and ocean below so you'll get a spectacular view as shown in my photo below. If you come during the winter, you can probably make it for sunset…
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