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Towards Holistic Sustainability in Ecological Design

  In preparations for a talk for Sustainability week at GA Tech tonight, i'm planning to show a cross-section of my portfolio in ecological design over the last decade and then open a discussion of Sustainability. The overarching, fundamental question in sustainability now is how to value the feminine with the masculine, integrated into our core…
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Shamanism, Geomancy and Ecological Design

When widely recognized and long-time shamanic practitioner Don Simmons phoned me to offer his time to assist the Brown's Mill Food Forest project, my first two thoughts were how fortunate I was going to be to work with him and also "Oh Shit!!" :) I've walked between two worlds for a long time, deepening my…
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What is a Food Forest? Ecological, Community Design in the City of Atlanta

We were just hired by the City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Resilience to lead the design of the Brown's Mill Food Forest.  Our design team also includes Clara Kwon with STAND Landscape Architecture and Tradd Cotter, Mycologist with Mushroom Mountain.  At 8 acres, this will be the largest municipally-funded food forest in the nation,…
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Ecological design of Brown’s Mill Food Forest begins!

We are SO excited to report we recently won the bid to lead the design of the largest municipally-supported Food Forest in the nation! Our design team includes Clara Kwon of STAND Landscape Architecture and Tradd Cotter, Mycologist of Mushroom Mountain.  The 8-acre site, in the Brown's Mill neighborhood of Intown Atlanta, is considered by the…
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