Local school hosts benefit concert on Encinitas farm


The Village Backyard Benefit Concert, featuring Caravan la Vie (members of Todo Mundo), Paul Cannon, Urban Grass, and Fast Heart Mart, was held June 13 at Farmer Leo’s in Encinitas.

The event was held to raise funds for the Village Farm School, a local nonprofit, progressive co-op farm school where “children spend time learning in the classroom, on local farms, and being of service in the community.”

The money raised at the event goes to expand the school’s “current campus so they can serve even more families in their growing school. They also hope to work to develop a more robust farm program at their campus where they can bus in underserved children from all over San Diego for farm days, spreading the healing and empowering benefits of getting your hands in the dirt and growing your own food with youth who might not otherwise get to experience it.”

In addition to local musicians performing, the event featured conscious food trucks, acro-yoga, children’s cirque performances, and a “unique assortment of raffle prizes and handmade merchandise.”

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