Symbiosis Ranch
Phone (989) 506-0057• Email symbiosisranch@gmail.com
© 2020 Bessheen Baker

Reducing Our Impact

It is more work to live with a smaller eco footprint, and at the same time, there is a deeper appreciation for our ancestry and where our planet is heading if we all don't make some needed changes!

In 2009, Bessheen and her young sons embarked on a challenging journey:  to design and partake in the building of a rather unique home and ranch. We wanted to make use of the benefits of living in an earth sheltered home...

Choosing to be organic is making a deep commitment to our future generations. How will they understand and forgive us? Our human race's current adolescence phase has caused significant damage to the soil, its biology, the water, it’s life giving qualities and the atmosphere, its clarity and beauty... 

Enjoy the tastes that come from the Symbiosis Ranch kitchen. Directly taken from the tasted and approved Symbiosis Ranch ever-growing hand-written cookbook!  

Learning to live on solar and a back up generator has brought a deep awareness to energy use and consumption.  We are far more aware of how much power appliances pull, how long to shower, the importance of closing even an off-the-grid fridge door quickly... 

The great cathedrals of the world, the genius of Leonardo  Divinci, and the mathematical perfection of a snail’s shell are all examples of sacred geometry. Rather than planting the vegetables in rows, they are grown in circular communities...  

Classes, Events, & Open Houses

We are delighted to offer courses on Biodynamic farming and gardening, canning, herbal preparation, EMF protection and more.  We enjoy giving tours and speaking to families interested in starting their own sustainable farms large or small!