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Arbor Day at Green Gulch Farm

Sunday, November 27, 2016, 1 – 4:30pm

Please join us to inaugurate a new autumnal planting date for our longtime Arbor Day tradition! In the spirit of giving thanks to the earth, we will plant with the early rains to establish deep roots over the winter.

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Featured Photo October 27, 2016

Green Gulch Farm bonsho (large bell for signaling ceremonies) on a rainy day. Photo by Florian Brody.

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Featured Photo October 13, 2016

At the beach near Green Gulch Farm, November 2009. Photo by Chris Shelton.

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When Children Are Present

Young people call on us to be our best selves, teaching us to slow down and see the beauty in simple things, writes Meikyo Chelsea True, coordinator of the newly re-envisioned Children’s Program at Green Gulch Farm, now renamed the Youth & Family Program.  Read more


GGF Ecosattvas Hunt Down the MOOP

Green Gulch Farm resident Ecosattvas woke up early on their sleep-in day on Friday, July 15, to embark upon a bodhisattva treasure hunt along the stretch of Highway One, writes farm manager Qayyum Johnson.

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Call for Volunteers to Help Publish Recordings of Dharma Talks at GGF

We are looking for volunteers with some technical skills to help make possible one of our most widely valued offerings — publishing our dharma talks online. Read more


The Background to Philip Whalen’s Jizo Poem

Last week, David Schneider came to City Center to read from his new book about a former City Center resident, Beat poet Philip Whalen. Here is a picture – and a transcript – of a broadside that Philip created in 1981, bordered by six “Siddham” letters drawn by David Schneider.

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Remembering Hiroshima with 1,000 Cranes

In commemoration of Hiroshima Day, August 6, we invite you to join us in creating 1,000 origami cranes, long associated with the desire for world peace.

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Cultivating Sangha in the Rain

When the heavens opened on April 9, we worried that the pouring rain, dense fog, and deep, slippery mud at Green Gulch Farm might dampen the Zen-a-thon spirit. Instead, we discovered how community blossomed.   Read more


Congratulations to GGF Shuso Jisen Stephen Hale

The Shuso for the Spring 2016 Practice Period at Green Dragon Temple was Jisen Stephen Hale, whose Shuso Ceremony took place on April 4.

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