Occidental Arts and Ecology Center, Occidental

#46 of 61 in Parks in Sonoma County
Garden · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
The Occidental Arts & Ecology Center (OAEC) is an 80-acre ecological reserve in the western part of Sonoma County, that works with communities from the region to restore and build cultural and biological diversity.

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  • Occidental Arts and Ecology Center (OAEC) is built around the famous Farallon's Institute organic garden, first built in the 60's. OAEC is a conference center offering a variety of interesting...  more »
  • This is not a place that you drop by. It's a community (roughly eight families) living together, committed to doing so in a sustainable manner and encouraging others to do the same. I was there for....  more »
  • The most amazing place to buy plants in California. Truly rare and incredible stuff. The prices are unbeatable
  • Wonderful nursery. Large selection of unusual plants - dye plants, sages, perennial food crops, medicinals. Well worth the trip.

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