Colin Walker on Keys to Growing Nutrient-Rich Food

Colin Walker on Keys to Growing Nutrient-Rich Food. Connecting important ecology-centered concepts for producing nutrient dense food. – – – – Colin grew up in a rural community near Auckland, New Zealand, and learned the basics of growing by helping his grandfather maintain a small flower market garden.  Initially, he went to college to study…

Josh Trought on Community-Scale Permaculture Farming

Josh Trought on Community-Scale Permaculture Farming. Appreciating the wonders of a community farm with a resilient lifestyle. – – – – Born to two service-oriented medical professionals, he spent most of his upbringing in the fields and forests of North Carolina which at the time was transitioning from a rural agricultural economy into a service…

Perrine HERVE-GRUYER on Miraculous Abundance

Perrine Herve-Gruyer on Miraculous Abundance. Learning self-sufficient farming from scratch on an organic farm in France. – – – – Perrine has worked as an international lawyer and head of the legal department of a major company in Asia, and has volunteered with the High Commissioner for Refugees. When she turned thirty, Perrine radically changed…

Kate Miller on Bioregional Herbal Medicine

Kate Miller on Bioregional Herbal Medicine. Sourcing herbs and plants for health from the local ecosystem. – – – – Kate is a bioregional community herbalist, medicinal herb grower, & Permaculture Design Teacher.  She is both formally trained and self-taught in the field of Permaculture Design, with focus on Dry-land Herb Farming, Herbal Medicine, Mountain…

Shawn Jadrnicek on The Bio-Integrated Farm

Shawn Jadrnicek on The Bio-Integrated Farm. Maximizing functions from landscape elements to save time, energy and money. – – – – Shawn has nourished his interest in sustainability through work as an organic farmer, nursery grower, extension agent, arborist, and landscaper, and now as the manager of Clemson University’s Student Organic Farm. From his earliest…

Matthew Shepherd on Planting to Feed Bees.

Matthew Shepherd on Planting to Feed Bees. Expanding the habitat of an essential pollinator through garden choices. – – – – Matthew’s career began in England where he established a successful community-based conservation program in Essex and helped to create Samphire Hoe, an award-winning nature park. He has also worked with local communities and government…