Category Archives: San Gregorio Farms

Party-Party

Recognize any of the backs of these people enjoying a party in San Gregorio in the 1970s? And here are some old friends: Photo: Woman in hat is me, June, then counterclockwise, Doug St. Denis, Dennis Hart, Unidentified man, John … Continue reading

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Once–The Most Recognizeable Backside in San Gregorio/Pescadero

And I can’t remember her name–was it Mrs. Bell? She could be seen everywhere–here she is at the “Worm Ranch”, in the 1970s, waiting for the local band, “Full Faith & Credit”, to begin their pop concert. In San Gregorio, … Continue reading

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Babaji Comes To The Coastside (1975) Part III

According to Miramar Beach kayak enthusiast and photographer, Michael Powers, most of the Coastsiders “were curious and interested” about Babaji’s visit to the farm at San Gregorio. What he captured on film were “a lot of kids and ‘flower children’ … Continue reading

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"Babagi" Comes To The Coastside (1975) Part II

The Astanga Yoga that he practiced also embraced meditation, posture discipline as well as a vegetarian diet. Santa Cruz resident Peggy Bazarnick, an ardent follower for 15 years, told me in 1993 that Babji “stresses the right way of living. … Continue reading

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"Babagi" Comes To The Coastside Part I

In June of 1975, Babi Hari Dass, a spiritual teacher from India visited the Coastside. His appearance was later called “a visual spectacle, comparable to a scene from the movie, ‘Ghandi’”. The “happening” took place in the lower field of … Continue reading

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More of San Gregorio Farms in the 1970s…

…and its main crop, the agricultural earthworm The bins were filled with the hybrid earthworms (and soil, of course) Photos: Below: Pouring cement for a new floor in one of the farm’s barns. Center: Beautiful view of the San Gregorio … Continue reading

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