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Ryan is the Program Director at the Permaculture Skills Center in Sebastopol, CA, a 5-acre demonstration site and vocational training center. PSC’s programs support individuals in aligning purpose, passion and prosperity into careers in regenerative land stewardship, through agriculture with Farm School or land management with the Ecological Landscaper Immersion. Ryan is a Board Member of the Redwood Empire Chapter of the US Green Building Council and was previously the Homegrown Program Coordinator at Daily Acts. He is passionate about reimagining our relationship to the planet, our communities, and ourselves into one of stewardship, starting with home-scale systems of self-reliance. Ryan is a tireless dreamer on the go, inspired by those elegantly bridging the gap between vision and reality through exploration. Tending plants, time in the wildlands, cooking and boogieing down with friends bring him joy, along with the 8 baby ducks, which are the newest edition to his homestead.
2015 Convergence Workshop: Permaculture Contracting: Building Businesses That Care for Earth and People