Jude operates two businesses–Cascadia Permaculture and Agro-Ecology Northwest offers a wide range of services to agricultural businesses, individual land-owners and Permaculture students.
Cascadia Permaculture is the teaching arm of her work. Jude teaches at private venues and universities and provides trainings that range from one day to two weeks in length on the principles and practices of Permaculture, including teacher training courses. She develops curricula that encompass diverse learning styles with methods that are inspiring and information-rich.
“My intention is to empower people to creatively change their everyday patterns so as to care for the earth and each other.”
Agro-Ecology Northwest is a land use consulting firm providing environmental design solutions for landowners–including a diverse variety of farms–as well as working with Salmon-Safe. In her work with farmers, Jude specializes in encouraging income diversification and promoting best management practices that optimize resource conservation, biodiversity and watershed enhancement. Her experience working on farms and ranches allows her an understanding of the challenges and economic realities that farmers face.
Jude’s work with urban-based landowners specializes in soil building, water harvesting, and selecting the right plant for the right place.
Whether you’re a student looking for Permaculture training opportunities, a landowner looking for Guidance to develop a whole systems design for your site, or a Permaculture advocate looking for resources to deepen your knowledge base, you’re sure to find something that interests you on this site.
Permaculture is an ecological approach to whole-systems design that allows us to creatively develop self-supporting environments by integrating the land, water, plants, animals, shelter, technologies and community.