Tours & Consultations

Tours

Take an Educational Tour!

Meet and experience the pioneers of this unique culture on an educational tour of Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage. Tours are offered in exchange for a suggested donation amounts that help us continue developing Avalon as an experimental campus and example of sustainability. If you truly cannot pay the suggested amount, please contact us to discuss work exchange or other forms of payment and/or barter. We love showing our community to visitors from around the world, but please be aware that Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage isn't just another roadside attraction, it is also our home.

Please note that we require reservations for all of our tours and prefer at least 4 hours notice to be able to accommodate your visit. Please do not arrive without contacting us via Spirit Steps Tours at 520-398-2655 (toll-free 866-508-0094) or email us, booking@SpiritSteps.org

Avalon Gardens Tourguides will show you how we live sustainably

Meet Our Avalon Gardens Tourguides

Note: Reservations for tours are required. Please do not arrive without a reservation as we will not be able to accommodate you.

Check out more photos of our tours in our gallery.


Full-Length Tour of Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage

Offered Tuesday through Saturday at 10 A.M.

A 2.5 hour tour, hosted by a full-time resident who will guide you through some of the systems that have made Avalon one of the largest functioning EcoVillags in the Country. Includes an all-organic, vegetarian lunch buffet.


30-minute Guided Walking Tour

Offered during working hours Tuesday through Saturday

This half-hour stroll around the grounds offers a short introduction to Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage and the opportunity for visitors to see the gardens and buildings up close.


Educational Groups

Call for availability

We offer special pricing for groups of 7 or more. A memorable outing for service organizations, class field-trips, or extended families.

Consultations from Avalon Gardens

Consultations

At Avalon Organic Gardens & EcoVillage, we work very hard to implement the best practices of sustainability by finding ways to walk this balance without compromising the quality of our products nor care of the earth, animals, or each other. We strive to reverse the paradigm of greed and of compromise in all areas and to cultivate a truly sustainable way of life.

We offer consultations in the following areas of expertise: organic gardening, animal husbandry, sustainable building, and EcoVillage development.

If you are interested in a consultation with one of our experts, please call (520) 603-9932 to schedule a consultation.

Consultations for one to three persons is $75/hour per person. For groups of four or more, the rate is $50/hour per person. There is a one-hour minimum.

If you are interested in a more in-depth introduction, check out our Earth Harmony Sustainability Seminars on how to build an EcoVillage.

Learn from experts

All proceeds help support our Personality Integration Rehabilitation Programs and Avalon Gardens Agricultural Internship Programs.