combines a background in counseling and Gestalt practice with a love of horticulture and farming in his role as teacher and land steward. He is the former Esalen Garden supervisor, and has taught at the UCSC Center for Agroecology.
For more than forty years, the Esalen Farm and Garden has provided a holistic model of food security and sustainability—producing food that sustains, heals, and educates the community. Growing one’s own food is a powerful form of activism and a deep source of spiritual experience. The Esalen Farm and Garden staff strives to cultivate soil, plants, and people while honoring the spirit of the land and its ancestors.