19: Justin Cutter from Compass Green
Justin is dedicated to making the world a better place and it shows in all that he does. In today’s episode, Justin shares how he has reached out to 36,000 students in 30 states through Compass Green, a school garden on wheels.
Justin Cutter has diverse array of life experiences that have added to his knowledge and skill base. From three years as a monk in India to living and working on a schooner in Hawaii, to working as Co-Director of Programs in Japan for the David Lynch Foundation, he has always pursued work for the betterment of humankind and the environment. Working closely with John Jeavons (founder of GROW BIOINTENSIVE sustainable agriculture) in 2009 and 2010, Justin helped found the Green Belt Team for teaching Biointensive sustainable farming in developing nations, and set up the mini-farm site for their internship on California’s Mendocino Coast. After that he started Compass Green to bring sustainability education to at-risk youth in the USA, and has so far taught 36,000 students in 30 states. He can be reached at email@example.com.
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