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Discover Sand Rock's special getaway packages

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Gourmet Adventures

Discover the Santa Cruz mountain wineries


Elegant Comfort

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Just Relax

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Since 1887

Restore your spirits with the peace of a bygone era

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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 Wake Up

Apr 1st, 2012 by kris | 0

What happened to winter? Our needed rainy season in Santa Cruz came and went and we got only 65% of a normal rainfall! A bit of rain last night and April 1st dawned bright and sunny with the 70 year old pink dogwood in full bloom and the lilacs sending their scents through Sand Rock […]

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STAYCATION, Not in your vocabulary yet?

Mar 4th, 2012 by kris | 0

STAYCATION, Not in your vocabulary yet? It is alive in the Santa Cruz area, at Sand Rock Farm!! Wherever you might be this week a STAYCATION may be less than an hour away Ok, so gas prices are out of sight unless you have one of the new hybrids, or an electric vehicle. If so, […]

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Was Sand Rock Farm Ever a Farm?

Feb 19th, 2012 by kris | 0

Was Sand Rock Farm really a FARM?? As you drive up the winding drive through the redwoods and oaks you see a large home and flower gardens, no cows or horses! But, the second owners of the property, the Waugamans did farm. Joan, their granddaughter told us of her grandfather, Alvin Waugaman introducing Black Angus […]

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Rogers’ House at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds

Feb 12th, 2012 by kris | 0

We visit the Santa Cruz County Fair every fall to enjoy the various exhibits, farm animals, largest pumpkin, ugliest vegetable, most elegant quilt, most creative garden and most delicious pie, cake or cookie. Until yesterday, we did not know that Sand Rock Farm owners in the 1950’s were connected to the majestic Rogers’ House that […]

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Today’s Bride SF Features Sand Rock Farm

Feb 5th, 2012 by kris | 0

Check out this gorgeous video shoot for Today’s Bride.  A fabulous team of designers, photographers, videographers and models descended on Sand Rock Farm to create a vintage romantic fantasy. Todays Bride Editorial Amazae at Sand Rock Farms from Luke Goodman on Vimeo.

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Mega Tasting, Mini Bridal Faire!

Jan 22nd, 2012 by kris | 0

Mega tasting, or Mini Bridal Faire.   Whatever we might call it, we just had a pretty amazing time yesterday!  It was the first time that we have hosted more than one couple at a time for a tasting. Once couples have agreed on a date and site for their wedding festivities, the next thing on […]

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Fungus Fair

Jan 6th, 2012 by kris | 1

Though we have warm days in January at Sand Rock Farm, down in the Redwood Grove the water runs cold in the fountain and leaves are gone from some trees.  We don’t see flowers there now, but fungus pops up overnight, in weird and wonderful shapes. This month’s Fungus Fair attracts many visitors to Santa […]

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Holiday Cheer

Dec 26th, 2011 by kris | 0

Christmas came so quickly this year we found a new spot for our Holiday Angel looking into the living room. We rearrange the living room a bit to show off the fresh cut tree from the Santa Cruz mountain standing proudly in front of the Eastlake mirror.  We waited to decorate the tree until Emma […]

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Celebrate Harvest

Sep 12th, 2011 by kris | 0

Celebrate harvest with a Wine Dinner in the Cellar.  Good friends, good food, good cheer!  The glow in the evening was magical. Tried La Posta  in Santa Cruz enjoying fall flavors at Soif’s  sister restaurant and loved it.

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Paper Flowers!

Aug 9th, 2011 by kris | 0

The artistic Bride created paper flowers to decorate her Fall Wedding tables .  Even the Bridal bouquet was paper.  She plans on framing it !

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