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Green Gulch Farm 2020 Apprenticeship Programs Still Open for Applications

Apprentice positions are still open in the farm and garden + land stewardship programs at Green Gulch Farm for the 2020 season (April 8 – October 12)! This program is a unique and wonderful opportunity to study the Buddha Way and practice intimately with the land, nourishing self and other.

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Featured Photo February 20

Green Gulch Farm, garden border in the spring. Photo by Shundo David Haye.

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Featured Photo January 30

February in the Green Gulch Farm garden. Photo by Clare Hollander.

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Featured Photo December 20

Congratulations to Tim O’Connor Fraser, Gyoku To I Toku / Jade Lantern Solemn Virtue, the Fall 2019 City Center shuso. The shuso ceremony, after which these photos were taken, took place on Saturday, December 7. Lorenzo Garbo was Tim’s benji/assistant during the practice period. Photos by Eli Brown-Stevenson.

Congratulations also to Green Gulch Farm Fall 2019 shuso, Tedd Brown, Seiyu Myoho / Quiet Courage, Wondrous Liberation. Below is a photo taken after the shuso ceremony on Monday, December 9. Photo by Thiemo Blank.

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Featured Photo December 12

Having received the precepts on November 17, 2019, at Green Gulch Farm from preceptor Tenshin Reb Anderson were Dennis Sarni – Se Shu Kai Kon — Life-Birth Protector / Precept Jewel; Gail Kurtz – Ko Shin Kai Shi — Luminous/Radiant Heart-Mind / Precept Poetry; Tony Head – Ya Sen Kai San — Wild Rivers / Precept Mountains; Jeremy Lane – Jitsu Fu Kai Rai — Reality Breeze / Precept Thunder; Rose Rodriquez – Ji U Kai Sho — Compassion Rain / Precept Dawn; Edward Suprenant – Shin Ryu Ho Kai — True Dragon / Liberation Precept; and Laura Cleveland – Nin Getsu Kai Gaku — Patient Moon / Precept Music/Comfort. Congratulations to all!

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Featured Photo October 3

Green Gulch Farm’s fall 2018 pumpkin harvest. Photo by Clare Hollander.

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Featured Photo September 5

Blackberries ripening at Green Gulch Farm in September 2018. Photo by Clare Hollander.

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Featured Photo August 1

Matilija Poppy, also known as Fried Egg Poppy—native to California and Northern Mexico—at Green Gulch Farm, summer 2019. Photo by Clare Hollander.

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Featured Photo July 11

Paper crane on an altar at Tassajara. Photo by Romy Senderos.

On July 20, there will be a Buddhist memorial service held at Fort Sill in Oklahoma. Residents at San Francisco Zen Center are folding paper cranes that will be taken to the ceremony and protest.

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A Walk in Honor of the Living Earth on June 23

Sunday, June 23, 1 – 5 pm
Led by Wendy Johnson and Chris Fortin

Please gather with us at Green Gulch Farm Zen Center as we set out together on a three-mile meditative walk in honor of the living Earth.

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