Who We Are
Bryerly Farms is a rustic Mt. Diablo view farm. Inspired by permaculture, we grow herbs, veggies, and fruits using organic and regenerative farming methods. Our goal is to coexist with wildlife, sequester carbon, reconnect the community with the natural world while providing a peaceful setting to unplug and relax. We host Mustang Meditation™ where people sit with the wild horses who have amazing healing hearts.
The 8.5-acre farm is a Certified Wildlife Habitat® and a sanctuary for rescued domestic and wild horses--as well as a refuge for many kinds of wildlife such as the:
- California Quail
- Blue-grey Gnatcatcher
- California Towhee
- Peregrine Falcon
- Golden Eagle
- Red Tail Hawk
- Mourning Doves
- Screech Owls
- Great Horned Owls
- Barn Owls
- Barn Swallows
- Turkey Vultures
- Wild Turkeys
- Butterflies include all four local Swallowtails - Western Tiger Swallowtail, Two-tailed Swallowtail, Pale Swallowtail, Pipevine Swallowtail - Monarch, Mylitta Crescent, Callippe Fritillary, Variable Checkerspot, Northern Checkerspot, Common Buckeye, California Sister, Lorquin's Admiral, Sara Orangetip, Echo Azure, Mournful Duskywing and uncommon ones like Margined White, Hedgerow Hairstreak, Golden Hairstreak, Propertius Duskywing, Mormon Metalmark, Edith's Checkerspot, Common Wood-Nymph.
- Dragonflies include Variegated Meadowhawk, Flame Skimmer, Blue-eyed Darner, Grappletail.
- Damselflies include Vivid Dancer.
- Sierran Tree frog
- California Toad
- Blue-bellied lizard
- Pinyon Mouse
- Ground Squirrel
- Grey Fox
- and more . . .
Bryerly Farms is close-in, yet a world away. We are 29 miles from downtown San Francisco and just 4 miles from the Walnut Creek BART station. The farm is located one block from spectacular Mt. Diablo State Park with wonderful trails, nature, wildlife, campsites, peace, and quiet.
What We Offer
This summer we will be offering Farm Camp for Kids!
Our day camp is for kids ages 5 and up. There will be two sessions of Farm Camp this summer. Each session will run Monday through Friday, from 9 am – 3 pm.
Learning & Growing
Kids in Farm Camp will have the chance to ride, learn about and explore horses daily.
Deer, Quail, Jackrabbits and more
Learning about and respecting wildlife living on the farm is an important part of our summer camp.
Learning About Herbs
Mint, Chamomile, and Rosemary
Here at the farm, we grow herbs and kids will learn about how to grow plants.
Come Visit The Farm!
Bryerly Farms is only 4.3 miles from BART, so it’s a quick bike ride or Uber to the farm on beautiful North Gate Road. Driving out is easy too as we are off Ygnacio Valley Road.