Ken shares his original inspiration at age 10 reading The Secret Garden. Years later, at UCSC his participation in the garden project would turn him to this life's work. Winning awards for community outreach and innovation his team of passionate professionals, continue to grow.
This interview was very informative on the topic of organic farming, ecological landscaping, and permaculture innovations and education.
Ken Foster, is a native of Santa Cruz, California. In 1985 Ken was an apprentice
at the U.C. Santa Cruz Farm and Garden
and has a certificate in Ecological Horticulture from there. Ken also
has an A.S. degree in horticulture from Cabrillo College. Ken is a
landscape contractor, a certified permaculture designer and the owner
of Terra Nova Ecological Landscaping since 1988.
Adrienne likes balance, and her business is balance between animals and their human caregivers and balance within the animals themselves. She enjoys making the connections that result in better health and harmony. With stories of humor and intrigue, she shares practical techniques for our listeners. Her additional community contribution is with Sustainable Carmel, who's goal it is to educate, empower and inspire residents to be aware of natural resources and plan for a healthy community for years to come.
Adrienne's website: AHermanDogTherapist.com
Contributing author to "Contagious Optimism" David Martin is certainly an up-beat guy! He is also a CEO of INDX Strategies Wealth Management and also founder of Marin the Hiking Club. That is an indicator about David's balance, his passion keeps him vibrant in a life he dearly appreciates. His optimism permeates all aspects of life and he doesn't have his head in the sand. Engaging, introspective and just plain fun.
Nancy Mellon is a psychotherapist, counselor and storyteller. Nancy explains how she uses and encourages in her clients, an openness to creative, healing storytelling and how it is used for health and healing. Offering real life experiences to illustrate. Warm, engaging, and educational.
Joann Marie Donahoe is a local Vet who make house calls, shares about what "Animal Parenting" as she wrote the book on it! Much like human family dynamics, when pets ar part of the family they will adapt to the existing dynamics; and mirror what patterns we have put in place. Joann talks about experiences with extreme cases that very quickly turn around. Full of passion for our four-legged companions, Joann is candid, authentic and entertaining as well as informative.
Her website: www.animalparenting.com