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Get Involved

In Big Sur

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 can check the posted Experiential Program schedule; all others, please visit our Volunteer page to learn more about scheduling a volunteer day.

Contact the Esalen Farm & Garden Program

Email: (email is preferred)
Email: (for general departmental inquiries)
Phone: (831) 667-3078

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