Our cookbook is a collection of inventive recipes inspired by seasonal eating from our biodiverse Mother Garden, orchards and Wildlands Preserve.
Experience the Occidental Arts & Ecology Center through beautiful slideshows of our Guest Houses, Meeting Hall, Kitchen, Garden, Wildlands and more.
Our 100% Certified Organic plant nursery specializes in open-pollinated perennials including edible landscaping plants, rare and endangered food crops, drought tolerant ornamentals and habitat plants - all tested in our onsite gardens and appropriate for our bioregion.
OAEC offers the longest consistently running two-week Permaculture Design Certification course in the West. Immerse yourself in information, ideas and inspiration on how to design sustainable, regenerative systems in balance with your home ecosystem.
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Due to the rise in the Omicron variant in Sonoma County, Volunteer Day is cancelled January 12th and 19th.
Here’s what’s new:
What to bring:
In addition to a mask, your lunch, and a water bottle, we suggest bringing everything you’ll need to be comfortable outside in all weather – rain gear, an extra layer, hat, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, etc. Bring your own work gloves, if you have them. Please arrive and park in the upper lot near the nursery.