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.
We recommend the following books about wildlands management and traditional ecological knowledge, as well as state, federal and local agencies that offer resources and potential support to landowners.
Mending the Wild at the Occidental Arts & Ecology Center by Brock Dolman. Fremontia, the Journal of the California Native Plant Society. Vol 44, No 3, December 2016. p52-56.