Sunday, September 13, 2009

Directions to the Farm


Directions to the Farm


To reach the UCSC campus -

Via Highway 17 south from San Jose/San Francisco Bay Area -

* Cross the mountains on Highway 17 and proceed to Santa Cruz.
* Take the "Highway 1 North, Half Moon Bay" exit off of Highway 17.
* Follow the signs for Highway 1/Half Moon Bay onto Mission St. (Highway 1 North).
* Turn right on Bay Street and follow it onto the UC Santa Cruz campus, where it becomes Coolidge Drive.
* (Note to reach Highway 17 from 101, take 101 south to Route 85 south to Highway 17 south.)

Via Highway 1 from the south -

* Follow the signs to Highway 1 North/Half Moon Bay. This will put you on Mission St. (Highway 1 North).
* Turn right on Bay Street and follow it onto the UC Santa Cruz campus, where it becomes Coolidge Drive.

Via Highway 1 from the north:

* Highway 1 becomes Mission St. as you enter Santa Cruz.
* Turn left on Bay Street and follow it onto the UC Santa Cruz campus, where it becomes Coolidge Drive.

Via the Santa Cruz Metro Service:

* Bus lines coming into Santa Cruz will deposit you at the Greyhound station. Walk next door to the Santa Cruz Metro Station and look for the University 1 bus.
* Once on campus, get off at the Campus Facilities stop and follow the directions below.

Once you are on the UC Santa Cruz campus -

To reach the Center's Farm facility —

* Just past the campus's main entrance you'll see a pullout at an information kiosk where you can purchase a temporary guest parking permit (no permit needed after 5 pm or on weekends).
* After purchasing your permit, continue up the hill and turn right at the Carriage House/Campus Facilities parking lot (the first right you can make past the kiosk). The Farm is a 5-minute walk across the street from the parking lot.
* Walk across Coolidge and follow the signs that say Center for Agroecology/Farm Pedestrians.
* Walk 1/4 mile up the gravel road that parallels the paved bike path to a short set of stairs and a wooden entrance gate. PLEASE BE CAREFUL NOT TO WALK ON THE PAVED BIKE PATH! BIKES COME DOWN THE HILL RAPIDLY AND CAN INJURE YOU!

For directions, call 831.459-4140 (pre-recorded), 459-3240

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