What is Permaculture Anyway?

Per.ma.cul.ture noun

1.Designing ecological culture

2.Design method for creating regenerative human settlement systems based in natural patterns and processes.

Simply put: Harmonious reintegration of the human community into nature’s design in such a way that land,animals, organisms and humans can live in abundance, productivity and beauty.

Jasmine Fuego is an East Bay based musician, event curator, social permaculture facilitator, and youth mindfulness educator. She is a bridge builder who focuses her myriad skill set on the intersection of how art and mindfulness can be used to catalyze social and environmental engagement. In 2014, she co-founded the Permaculture Action Network, where she now sits on the advisory board and is currently the co-director of Regenerative Design for Change Makers (RDCM), an organization that does RDCM trainings teaching ecological design principles and applies them to holistic organizational development. Jasmine is currently planning a national Change Makers Tour which will consist of two day RDCM trainings and public concerts in each city! Stay tuned for cities and dates!

 She studied Public Relations and Psychology in her early educational years and went on to study permaculture and sustainability with renowned educators at the Mesoamerican Institute of Permaculture, Punta Mona and the Regenerative Design Institute in California.  She has studied social permaculture with Pandora Thomas, founder of EarthSeeds Consulting.

 As a performer and educator, Jasmine primarily focuses her efforts in arts and activism, creating opportunities for environmental education through art, music and performance. She works diligently to plan events that not only promote artists of all types but also catalyze social and environmental action. She now speaks at conferences, does presentations, facilitates workshops, event planning and MC's stages.

The Permaculture Action Network

In 2014, Jasmine became one of the co-founders of the Permaculture Action Network which empowers people to take action to create the world they want to see by connecting educators, creators, and organizers with broad and diverse audiences to build a regenerative and just world.  From organizing Permaculture Action Days and events to building educational spaces and hosting courses, Permaculture Action Network is committed to pushing community and environmental sustainability to the center of society’s cultural narrative.  Jasmine currently sits on the advisory board of the network.