Zach is an educator, designer/consultant, and farmer in Ontario and has a degree in Environmental Geography from Concordia University. He teaches soil science at Algonquin College and Rootcellar Design at Yestermorrow Design/Build School. He also runs workshops on and off the farm on topics ranging from organic gardening and garlic production to off-grid living and farm design. His research and farming practices emphasize integrating diversity, conserving soil and maximizing farm ecosystem services while maintaining high productivity. He is also the author of The Permaculture Market Garden, a vibrant guide to sustainable market gardening and agro-ecological land patterning. His farm, Kula Farm, is an agro-ecological farm, practicing Permaculture principles on a commercial-scale.
Zach Loeks’ participation is generously co-sponsored by THINKFARM