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Occidental Arts and Ecology Center

Address: 15290 Coleman Valley Road, Occidental, CA 95465
Phone Number: 707-874-1557
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Ranked #2 of 4 Attractions in Occidental
Type: Educational Sites, Cultural
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This place is not an attraction. It is a community that has found away to combine their resources and passions to create a beautiful of community living. They share their knowledge through OAEC so that anyone who is interested can learn. They do have a nursery that has special hours, volunteer work days and scheduled tours, it you are lucky... More 

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tripper45
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

OAEC is an amazing place in rural Sonoma County, Calif. near Occidental. They raise plants, give tours, have events, and the people working there are so informative and helpful. We were greeted at the entry and given instructions on where to go. We visited on a Sunday at a sale which happen several times a year, and are looking forward... More 

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Occidental, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Whether you are an ecologist, a gardener, gardening apprentice, garden lover or just have an appreciation for what can be done with dedication to the outdoors, then a visit at the OAEC is a must. Looking for healthy herbs or/and plants for your own garden, then Stop by on one of the plant sale week-ends and get your top quality... More 

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midwest
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Sondra was so sweet, not trying to " sell" us on anything!, of course we bought because their wines are wonderful!!!!

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Occidental, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

These are plants you don't find in your local nursery. Dougo is there to help you choose if the names don't ring a bell.

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