Jude is an internationally recognized permaculture educator, land consultant, and designer. Drawing upon 30 years’ experience in utilizing whole-system design techniques, she provides environmentally sound solutions in urban and rural settings which promotes sustainable actions.
Through her business, Ago-Ecology Northwest, Jude specializes in encouraging farm management practices for optimizing resource conservation, biodiversity, watershed enhancement and income diversification.
As an educator she brings her passion for Permaculture to her courses by developing curricula that encompass diverse learning styles and methods that are inspiring and information rich. Jude’s intention is to empower people to creatively change their everyday patterns so as to care for the earth and each other.
As a co-founder of the Permaculture Institute of North America (PINA) and Cascadia Permaculture Institute (CPI) she actively supports the next generation of permaculturists through continuing education and professional development.
Jude co-tends Wilson Creek Gardens a 7-acre Permaculture demonstration site in Cottage Grove, Oregon where there are abundant micro-climates from which to learn.
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