The Poets in Retreat series brings a new group of Seattle poets and poem-makers to the farm for a retreat weekend each year. The workshop is built as an opportunity for poets and critics to discuss new ideas, workshop current poems, receive feedback, and discover again their creative power, all with the informality and relaxation […]
Rubicon Foundation’s major fundraiser is also Washington’s greatest, largest outdoor feast. Burning Beast is the brainchild of renowned Seattle chef Tamara Murphy, who was inspired by the idea of a culinary Burning Man, or a free-form outdoor festival. It brings many of Seattle’s best chefs and cooks to Smoke Farm, provides them with one whole, […]
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The Rubicon Foundation’s annual Symposium is a weekend of inspiring and challenging presentations, explorations, exchanges, and discussions with an audience of 200 to 250 Northwest thinkers, artists, teachers, and organizers—the people who shape and build our communities. The presentations take place in an open-air barn on the edge of a large field. Topics for the […]
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Camp Zero is Rubicon Foundation’s annual philosophy, yoga, and meditation retreat. The name “Camp Zero” comes as a double reference: as philosophers, we constantly return to the fact that we begin with nothing, discarding all our current “knowledge” in favor of expanding questions. The “Zero” also refers to the Zen enso the calligraphic form symbolizing […]
The Builder’s Dinner is the our annual finale to celebrate the year’s achievements and to support the farm and all of the great programming that takes place through the summer. Come early, wander the fields and forest, visit the Dream Archive, check out the massive salmon run of humpies this year in our run of […]