How to Join

To join the Friends of the UCSC Farm & Garden —

Contribution Categories:

  • $20 Student / Limited Income (standard benefits)
  • $30 Individual (standard benefits)
  • $50 Family (standard benefits)
  • $100 Seed Starter (above plus notecards)
  • $250 Cover Cropper (above plus tote bag)
  • $500 Double Digger (above plus free workshop
  • $2,000 Golden Gardener - Life Membership (above plus guided tour for up to 10 people)

All contributions are tax deductible.

Friends of the UCSC Farm & Garden members receive –

  • Subscription to the quarterly News & Notes 
  • Reduced registration fees for Farm & Garden workshops and events 
  • Early entrance and discounts at the Spring Plant Sale
  • Free entry to the Fall Harvest Festival
  • 10% discount on purchases from San Lorenzo Garden Center in Santa Cruz and Sierra Azul Nursery & Gardens in Watsonville.
Memberships are annual, based on the date of renewal. You’ll receive a member card in the mail.

If you have questions about joining the Friends of the UCSC Farm & Garden, or want to check on the status of your membership, contact us at 831.459-3240 or email