Design & Consultation
Based in Eugene, Oregon, USA.
We practice an ecological design science called Permaculture, which is an approach to design that seeks to mimic patterns found in Nature.
This means creating landscapes that yield abundantly while remaining truly sustainable over time, and even regenerating degraded land. We can help with projects ranging from urban micro-lots to broad-acre farms, and from intensive farming & gardening to sustainable land management. The things we can help design, implement and maintain include:
- Organic, bio-dynamic, and bio-intensive agriculture
- Soil restoration
- Holistic rangeland management, silvopasture, and rotational grazing systems
- Rainwater harvesting, greywater systems, and irrigation
- Keyline design
- Composting systems
- Natural disaster planning
Meet the Team
Brian is a permaculture designer and experimental farmer. He has a background in agriculture and native ecological restoration, and currently manages the farm at Lost Valley Educational Center, teaching sustainable living skills to interns and guests. He studied Permaculture with Andrew Millison and Heiko Koester and is certified in Permaculture design.
Clayton is an interdisciplinary designer and entrepreneur. With a background in the philosophy of science, he has a strong grasp on the theoretical foundations of ecology, systems, and design science. He studied Permaculture with Andrew Millison and Heiko Koester and has advanced certification in Permaculture design.
Josiah is a designer, creative troubleshooter, and adventure enthusiast. He believes in permaculture as a promising solution to many economic and ecological crises, and is passionate about making it familiar and accessible to the public at large. Josiah has worked on organic farms since 2012 and collaborated with Clayton and Brian since 2010.
Permanent + culture. A school of design which uses the science of ecology as the basis for creating holistic, integrated systems of food production, appropriate technology, and community organization in ways that are not only sustainable, but also regenerative. Learn More
Optimize you personal independence and prepare for economic uncertainty, climate change, and natural disasters by building a secure source of food, materials, and income.
Ensure that no single point of failure on your farm or homestead is too much to handle by integrating food, water, animal, and waste systems into a resilient whole.
Imagine a landscape that uses the wisdom of natural systems to attract wildlife, promote local and endangered vegetation, and create amazing complexity.
Grow nutritious, pesticide-free, non-GMO food right outside your doorstep. Edible forests and abundant gardens empower you to feed your family without having to rely on big corporations.
The solutions to problems like climate change and starvation start in your own back yard. Grow your own food, heal the environment, and be a steward of the place you live.
Conventional landscaping is expensive to maintain. Instead of wasting money on a costly ornamental yard, increase your wealth with an economical and abundant permaculture garden.
You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.R. Buckminster Fuller
How can we help?
We help determine if an ecological design is right for you and discuss the opportunities and advantages of a permaculture design for your property. Ask for a free consultation before starting on a design!
We perform in depth analysis of your property and create a detailed design tailored to your unique needs and circumstances. Includes a design map, planting guide, and suggested timeline for phasing in the new design.
We will execute the installation of your design ourselves or be available to consult with a general contractor or landscaper of your choosing. Includes planting, earth moving, hardscaping, and more.
We maintain your installation by visiting periodically to perform the necessary work to keep it producing abundantly, including ongoing consultation, pruning, mulching, weeding, fertilizing, and more.
Drop us a line.
Let us know if you are interested in working together, would like to know more details, or just want to chat. If you’d like get started right away, you can do so by filling out our Permaculture Design Questionnaire.