Travel Advisory

Due to heavy rains in the area, please check road conditions before traveling to Big Sur.


Get Involved

There are several ways to get your hands dirty in the Esalen Farm & Garden:

  • Workshops. Many Esalen workshops utilize the Farm & Garden space, connecting people with the land, themselves and each other. Workshop topics range from meditation in nature, landscape painting, herbalism, to food preservation. Check the Esalen catalog for availability.
  • Volunteering. Join the Farm and Garden crew to help harvest crops for the Esalen kitchen and tend the land. Those already visiting Esalen for a workshop or personal retreat are welcome to join our morning harvests; all others, please visit our Volunteer page to learn more about scheduling a volunteer day.
  • Apprenticeships. Our year-long Apprenticeship program invites a deeper connection to the land, offering a comprehensive education in growing healthy food and communities.

Contact the Esalen Farm & Garden Program

Email: (email is preferred).
Phone: (831) 667-3078

Follow the Esalen Farm & Garden Facebook Page for photos, updates and events.

Esalen at the EcoFarm conference in 2012


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