Based out of Minneapolis, Lindsay designs permaculture systems from tiny urban lots to broad-acre farms. Since 2005 she has worked with Ecological Design designing, implementing, and managing integrated edible working lands. Her current work involves land design, consulting on issues of land use, creating perennial crop systems, and establishing whole farm management plans. She is a Certified Permaculture Designer and experienced grower. Lindsay approaches her work with a dedicated drive and creative outlook. "The most satisfying thing for me is to come back to a client's property and see the land working, alive with life, enjoyment, learning and nourishment."
A graduate of the University of St. Thomas in environmental studies and justice and peace studies, Lindsay has studied culture and food systems in the US, Bangladesh, and Cuba. After a year of working on permaculture farms in Guatemala including I'jatz Cooperative and Instituto Mesoamericano de Permacultura (IMAP), she returned to work on cold climate permaculture in Minnesota. For more than ten years, she has worked with farmers, local foods nonprofits and chefs in Minnesota to organize and strengthen ecological networks. Lindsay is a former Program Director at Permaculture Research Institute Cold Climate and Program Coordinator at Renewing the Countryside. You can find Lindsay teaching her children how to grow food in their own gardens as well as on Twitter and Instagram.