Join us for The Original Mindful Food Tour!
A food tour that takes you beyond “tasting”... to discover Pacific Grove’s wild beauty and connect deeply with ourselves, each other and the world around us by mindfully sharing food, stories, and new experiences.
In this three-hour tour, you’ll have the chance to explore the hidden gems of Pacific Grove, relaxing into the joy of mindful presence, with an emphasis on locally sourced foods and wines.
This specially crafted combination of mindfulness practices with amazing artisanal treats will nourish your body, heart, mind and spirit as you visit Monterey Bay Meditation Studio, Lover’s Point, Natural History Museum of Pacific Grove, Bradley Photographic, and Wild Fish.
Farm to Table...to Mind to Heart...
Delightful local food selections may include:
Kale fritters, swordfish prosciutto
Hand-painted chocolates, savory shortbread cookies
Chai tea, elderflower mocktails
Ricotta salad with seasonal vegetables
Cheeses, jams, and wines
Insightful mindfulness practices:
Breath meditation to relax into the present moment;
Space to slow down to sense to the magic of “Nature Standard Time;”
Relational invitations for authentic and meaningful connection;
Guidance in mindful tasting to bring cultivate savoring;
Nature awareness exploration to connect deeply with the wild world around us.
WHEN: Sunday, July 7 (10:30 am - 1:30 pm), Saturday, August 24 (10:30 am - 1:30 pm), Sunday, September 29 (3:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
(Private tours also available - please contact us to schedule a time)
WHERE: We begin at Monterey Bay Meditation Studio in downtown Pacific Grove.
COST: $149 per person
WHAT'S INCLUDED: All food, beverages and gratuities at each stop and a fun-filled, informative walk through Pacific Grove. A variety of mindfulness practices to invite deeper connection to nature, to yourself, and to each other.
WHO: Ages 15 and up are welcome. We walk at a moderate pace and cover a total of 1-2 miles.
FOOD: This tour is designed to showcase the foods of Monterey County. We have carefully selected food tastings in partnership with our vendors that reflect the uniqueness of our area and its food scene, and these selections sometimes include meat, wheat, and dairy products. Substitutions can be made for those adhering to vegan, vegetarian or pescatarian diets.
WHAT TO WEAR: Comfortable shoes and clothes, and dress in layers as weather on the Monterey Peninsula is always changing due to our unique microclimates.
CAPACITY: We keep our tour sizes to an intimate 12 people. (Tour is subject to cancellation if a minimum number of participants is not met.)
WEATHER: Rain or Shine we walk and dine!