June 11, 2011
My primary reasons for interacting with these communities and teaching is to demystify the nuts and bolts of homestead culture, with the intention of encouraging community self reliance and autonomy.
6/2013 – 7/2014 Walnut Ridge Fermentation Residency – Woodbury, TN Fermentation projects with Sandor Katz Construction/renovation of the 1800s building that is to serve as the first physical fermentation school in the country. 3/2010 - 9/2010 Garden Intern Regenerative Design Institute - Bolinas, CA Annual and perennial vegetable cultivation and maintenance Animal husbandry (34 egg laying chickens/7 dairy goats/4 bee boxes Added value product production (cheese/yogurt/preserves/ferments) Food scrap, animal manure, and “humanure” composting 1/2007 - 5/2009 Local Energy Solutions Permaculture Design Certification - New York, NY
Yes. Ferment and permaculture style growing all the time. Now I just need some ducks and goats... Herbalist/preservation, animal slaughter and processing Plans to start a new affordable CSA program in NOLA.
Fermentation geek/community organizer/teacher with Bubbling Bayou Community Ferments.