Leichtag Commons is a 67.5 acre agricultural property less than one mile from the Pacific Ocean in the heart of Encinitas, CA. Purchased by the Leichtag Foundation in December 2012, Leichtag Commons is a nexus of social enterprise, innovative agriculture, educational programs, and vibrant community life. The Commons is home to Coastal Roots Farm which includes a production farm, vineyard, food forest and more; the North County Hub, a co-working space for 25 nonprofits and social entrepreneurs; and more than 900,000 square feet of greenhouse space occupied by eight agricultural tenants.
Tours of Leichtag Commons
Join us for a special tour of the Commons and learn about the Foundation’s history, strategic vision for the Commons, and the Foundation’s current initiatives. Tour includes a walk around the property so please wear comfortable closed toed shoes, sunscreen, and a hat. We also encourage you to bring water.
Our tours run on average around an hour and half, depending on group size and questions. Registration is required.
Please note: if you are looking for a tour about Coastal Roots Farm and to learn about its farming practices, please register for the Coastal Roots Farm tour below.
2018 Tour Dates:
February 25, April 29, August 19, November 18 || 10am-12pm
Tours of Coastal Roots Farm
Coastal Roots Farm offers 90-minute public tours of the farm each month. Check out their latest tour schedule here.
Learn about their innovative practices and programs and visit the edible labyrinth, market-style production beds, artisanal hand dug gardens, chickens, compost operations, food forest, and vineyard.
As always, children must be accompanied by an adult and no pets will be permitted on the property.