Jokai Carolyn Cavanagh

Jokai Carolyn Cavanagh has been a residential practitioner at San Francisco Zen Center since 2000. Prior to entering formal practice she worked as an environmental geologist and artist. She was ordained as a Zen priest in 2007 and was Shuso (Head Student) at Tassajara in 2010 with Tenshin Reb Anderson. Her affinity for working intimately with the land led to her being Garden Manager at both Tassajara and Green Gulch Farm. Carolyn was recently the Director at Tassajara and is now the Land Advocate at Green Gulch Farm.