Elaine Ingham on Life in the Soil.

Elaine Ingham on Life in the Soil. Examining the biology of healthy soil to improve plant growth. – – – –   Dr. Elaine Ingham is the Founder, President and Director of Research for Soil Foodweb Inc., a business that grew out of her Oregon State University research program. Behind her user-friendly approach to soil lies a wealth of knowledge…

Ocean Robbins on Changing our Food Future

Ocean Robbins on Changing our Food Future Finding the motivation to make changes in our diets. – – – – At 15, Ocean was a co-founder of the Creating Our Future environmental speaking tour, on which he and three other participants spoke in person to more than 30,000 students, presented for 2,000 people at the…

Robbie Shell on Honeybees and Colony Collapse Disorder

Robbie Shell on Honeybees and Colony Collapse Disorder A researcher’s perspective on the marvelous efficiency of honeybees. – – – – Robbie was a business journalist and co-author of a book on leadership, who turned her attention to honeybees when her brother, a beekeeper, brought her jars of honey harvested from his backyard hives. Inspired…

Andrew Millison on Scaling up Permaculture

Andrew Millison on Scaling up Permaculture Sharing a regenerative design system and the medicine our planet needs. Andrew has been studying, teaching and practicing permaculture since he took his first design course in 1996. He began teaching permaculture design at the college level in 2001 and has been an instructor at Oregon State University in…

Elena Ortiz on Outdoor Education for Adults

Elena Ortiz on Outdoor Education for Adults Making connections to nature through working in a college garden.   Elena has been teaching with the Phoenix College Biosciences Department in the Maricopa Community College System for eleven years. She has taught environmental biology and general biology for non-majors. Her newest class is Plants and Society, a basic…

Matt Powers on Regenerative Living

Matt Powers on Regenerative Living Making a difference through social permaculture and gardening with a new curriculum.   Matt is an experienced teacher, family guy, author, consultant, farmer, seed saver, plant breeder, musician, blogger, & permaculturist. He frequently speaks at conferences, colleges, schools, and events about permaculture and education. Applying his years of working as…

Saskia Esslinger on teaching gardening

Saskia Esslinger on teaching gardening Providing a curriculum resource for gardening teachers.   Saskia is a passionate gardener who believes everyone can grow some of their own food. She is trained in Permaculture, Environmental Science, and Regenerative Entrepreneurship. After turning a house in Anchorage, Alaska into an abundant urban homestead, she created a successful business…