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Discover the Santa Cruz mountain wineries

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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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10 Acres

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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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Hummingbirds, Harbinger of Spring

Feb 23rd, 2014 by kris | 0

A flash of color, a whir of wings flitting hither and yon, and you know the hummingbirds are here. Flashing their iridescent colors to communicate with each other, they are tiny but mighty and back in the Santa Cruz area from their winter in southern California and Mexico. Plant any salvia, columbine, or other deep […]

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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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SmoQe BBQ Aptos – WOW!

Jan 27th, 2010 by admin | 5

So excited!  Fab new restaurant right around the corner.  Smoque serves wood-fired barbeque and pizza in a casual environment about three minutes from Sand Rock. The pulled pork is absolutely first rate – smokey, tender, moist… I got it with apple coleslaw and a ciabatta role (that was toasted on the grill) and the spicy […]

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