2018 Speakers

Sahar Muhsin

Sahar Muhsin holds a Masters in Social Change. She is the Director of Return of the Village. With board members specializing in many fields including permaculture, alternative energy, and alternative education. Company has the…

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Daniel Brodell-Lake

Daniel is from the mid-peninsula of the SF bay and the Monterey bay area. He received a BA in 'Ethnography and Photography' at UCSC with a minor in Spanish Linguistics and an MSc in…

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Ann Renee Kreilkamp

Ann Kreilkamp is the founder of Green Acres Permaculture Village, which began as a neighborhood garden in 2010 and has morphed into a village inside a suburban neighborhood in a midwestern college town with…

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Eric Jordan

Eric Jordan took his first Tai Chi class in 2011 at SRJC. From there his interest grew until it peaked when a shoulder injury stubbornly refused to heal and he found Tai Chi and…

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Shannon Brawley & Maxwell Church

Shannon is a radiant and playful spirit. She’s practiced yoga for over thirteen years, and taught for seven. Her deep appreciation for yoga blossomed during her senior year of college, after leaving an abusive…

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Martin Adams

MARTIN ADAMS is a systems thinker and author. As a child, it pained him to see most people struggling while a few were living in opulence. This inspired in him a lifelong quest to…

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Shayna Gladstone

Shayna Gladstone is a community leader, transformational facilitator, sustainable farmer and co-founder of Earth Journeys and NuMundo, both organizations promoting personal and planetary transformation. Shayna is trained in Joanna Macy’s “Work that Reconnects”, has…

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Bryan Bramlett

Bryan's approach fuses permaculture, ecopsychology and indigenous land tending practices. Growing up in rural Alabama, Bryan was immersed in nature since childhood. After migrating to Berkeley in 2009 to pursue a masters in somatic…

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Laura Donaldson(Indigo)

Indigo Donaldson is a permaculture designer and educator, master gardener, bodyworker, and western herbalist. She has taught and been involved in many courses and projects associated with permaculture, organic gardening and herbalism. Her latest…

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Vanessa Raditz

Vanessa is a queer farmer, environmental educator, and culture-shifter dedicated to transformative project that support community healing, opens access to land and resources, and fosters a thriving local culture and economy based on human…

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Kenna Toney

Kenna Alyce is a passionate and creative Holistic Wellness Coach/Practitioner and Yoga Therapist whose mission it is to restore embodied wisdom, inspire nourishing interactions, and empower each person’s innate potential through the alchemy of…

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Sammy Wilkins

Sammy is a holistically minded Herbalist, Ayurvedic and Women's Health Counselor, Birth Doula and Fertility Awareness Educator in training. She is passionate about sharing the information that is largely left out of mainstream health…

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Rick Valley

Rick has always gardened and foraged, and has had a long interest in edible plants, snails and bugs. He has gardened in climates and soils of many sorts, from the glacial soils of the…

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