Growing Grounds Farm, San Luis Obispo

For more than 20 years, Growing Grounds Farm of San Luis Obispo has offered compassionate and proactive treatment for adults suffering from mental illness. Using a combination of horticultural therapy and vocational training, the farm provides employment opportunities and a supportive environment for personal growth.

Our Location:

3740 Orcutt Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Public hours are the 3rd Tuesday of the month, from 11am to 4pm
(805) 543-6071

What Services Are Provided?

What Is the Work Like?

Who Can Work at Growing Grounds?

Most employees are referred to us by San Luis Obispo Community Mental Health Services. Employees are diagnosed with persistent illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder or major depression.

Additional Information

To learn more about Growing Grounds Farm, including a list of our Mediterranean perennials, California natives, succulents, named Irises and more, go to

Check out the Farm's Facebook page for updated specials, sale items, new arrivals, plant of the week, and other farm-related announcements.

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