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Discover the Santa Cruz mountain wineries


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Since 1887

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Its a Whale of a Good Time

There’s more whales in the Monterey Bay this season than we can remember!  Come out to Sand Rock Farm and take an ocean adventure with Sanctuary Cruises.
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Spring Sprang and Summer is here!

Mar 23rd, 2014 by kris | 0

Spring Sprang and Summer is here. I am thinking June in April!!!! What a fabulous time to visit Sand Rock Farm and our part of the Central Coast. I looked around this morning and saw the fog we call June gloom. (This is still March!!) The sun is shining now on the wild roses in […]

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Eggs from dancing chickens?

Jan 26th, 2014 by kris | 0

Eggs from dancing chickens? They are tastier than you can imagine!! All manner of egg sizes, brown and white, cage free and organic are available at Glaum Egg Ranch up Valencia Rd a mile, across Freedom Blvd from Sand Rock Farm. Since the first Glaum in the business built a model “Poultry Farm” in Nebraska […]

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Holidays are Over!!!

Jan 9th, 2014 by kris | 0

Is there anything sadder than taking down that fragrant wreath you put up early in December? The boughs that were so brightly lit winding around the banister down the stairs have crumbled. Though the tree in the living room is still brightly lit, and fragrant, it too will come down this week. Good by till […]

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Monarchs at Natural Bridges

Dec 22nd, 2013 by kris | 0

What would winter be in Santa Cruz without the migrating Monarchs! Beginning in early October through the end of January, Monarch Butterflys stop off in Santa Cruz on their flight from Northern cooler climbs. Monarchs will rest, and nest in the same eucalyptus grove every year. When the sun is out, the Monarchs flit through […]

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Holidays are Here Again

Dec 18th, 2013 by kris | 0

Holidays are Here Again – at Sand Rock Farm and your home, too! Finding that right tree, big or small is always a challenge. We go out every year right after Thanksgiving and look for the tree that fits in front of the Victorian mirror in the living room. It needs to be tall enough, […]

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Fall is here

Nov 8th, 2013 by kris | 0

Fall at Sand Rock Farm is not defined by falling leaves and the onset of welcome rain. But, rather it is the end of the outdoor Wedding Season. As every year, the weddings through spring, summer and early fall were happy events with families and friends gathering to offer their best wishes to the couple […]

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Fall Feasting and Frolic

Sep 22nd, 2013 by kris | 0

Come to Aptos and Santa Cruz this Fall. Visit Sand Rock Farm and enjoy our bounty as we harvest grapes, apples, pears, figs and still plenty of raspberries from our orchard. We showcase fruit in our breakfast selections, and will be happy to give you a carton to pick ripe fruit for your own enjoyment. […]

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Changes at the Farm

Jul 25th, 2013 by kris | 1

Summer came in so quickly in July with a wedding every week. Brides and grooms, with families and friends gather at Sand Rock Farm wandering through forest green and gardens dressed in colorful flowers with ripening grapes tumbling over the fence tops! The Barrel Aging Cellar, long a favorite spot for the Ceremony or Dancing […]

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Happy Birthday, Nan

Jul 21st, 2013 by kris | 0

Remember, we featured Nan’s wedding in a blog last summer. Nan was the first bride we have pictured at Sand Rock Farm, August 24, 1957, as she married Don LIntz. Nan’s parents, Florence and Alvin Waugaman owned Sand Rock Farm then. July 17th was a very big day for Nan Lintz ,her 80th birthday! She […]

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Spring has Sprung!!! Now, Summer is All Around.

May 5th, 2013 by kris | 0

Summer came sooner with no April showers. April flew by with two weddings celebrated with friends and family in the Carriage Barn, the Redwood Grove, the Wine Meadow and the Barrel Aging Cellar. Lilacs, the elegant pink dogwood and our old tulip tree were beautiful and fragrant but, did not linger. Our gardens are ever […]

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