Wendy Johnson & Arron Wilder

The Heart & Soul of Farming


Event Details

  • Table Top Farm
  • $60

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Wendy Johnson and Arron Wilder will lead a day of service and mindfulness at Table Top Farm in Point Reyes Station. Combining talks about organic farming, seeds, and soil with hands-on experience, walking meditation and a potluck communal lunch, this day promises to be deeply engaging and nurturing for the heart and soul.

About Wendy Johnson: Wendy leads meditation retreats nationwide as an ordained lay dharma teacher in the traditions of Vietnamese teacher Thich Nhat Hanh and the San Francisco Zen Center. She co-founded the Organic Farm and Garden Program at Green Gulch Farm Zen Center in Marin County, which inspired her book Gardening at the Dragon’s Gate. Since 2009, she has served as a founding instructor and mentor at College of Marin’s Indian Valley Educational Organic Farm and Garden.

About Arron Wilder: Arron operates a patchwork of certified organic mixed vegetable farms totaling 14-acres in Point Reyes and at Black Mountain Ranch, called Table Top Farm. His farms provide produce for a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, two farms stands, and approximately 12 restaurants in Marin County. Arron has a degree in Rangeland Science and Soil Science from Humboldt State University. Prior to farming, he worked as a soil scientist for over 12 years. Arron is an Adjunct Instructor at College of Marin’s Indian Valley Educational Organic Farm and Garden.

Cancellations: No refunds for cancellations made 3 days or less before the event date. Prior to 3 days before an event, there is a $15 processing fee per ticket for cancellations.