Discover the fascinating agricultural history of Santa Cruz County, Pajaro Valley and Watsonville

roySchool groups and families from Santa Cruz County and all over the US spend hours exploring our educational exhibits, historical archives, and the agriculture research in the Codiga Center & Museum. When you visit, be sure to stop by our charming gift shop “Country Corner!”

We are located at the entrance to Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds in Watsonville, California…[read more]

  • 2nd Saturday On The Farm

  • Upcoming Fundraiser

    29th Annual Harvest Dinner Fundraiser
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    • 2nd Saturday “From Sheep to Socks”


      2nd Saturday on the Farm at the Agricultural History Project Center & Museum

      WHEN: Saturday, October 11, | 11am-3pm

      WHERE: Santa Cruz Co Fairgrounds 2601 East Lake Avenue, Watsonville, CA 95076


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    • Making Butter
      Making Butter

      Making delicately delicious butter at home is so easy, it’s surprising that butter making isn’t more popular. All you need is some high quality cream, a pinch of salt (optional), a cheesecloth or clean napkin, a

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    • History of Easter Egg Hunts
      History of Easter Egg Hunts

      The idea of a magical egg laying rabbit who would bring brightly decorated eggs for children to find on Easter was brought to America by German immigrants during the 1700s. Originally, it was said that the

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