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WCS-024: Trathen Heckman offers a vital strategy for building thriving communities

Trathen Heckman enjoys a tasty treat from his backyard. Photo by Terry Hankins.Get an intimate glimpseĀ at how Trathen lives authentically and passionately to expand permaculture’s sphere of influence. He shares inspiring and practical insights on leadership, fundraising, and even time-management.

About Trathen Heckman:

Trathen Heckman is the founding director of Daily Acts Organization, Board Chair of Transition U.S. and a front yard farmer. Trathen collaborates with citizens and leaders to harness the wisdom of nature and community-powered solutions to restore the vitality of our lives and communities. He is a founding member of the Sonoma County Food System Alliance and worked actively there on the Greywater Working Group, which participated in the 2009 California state Greywater law update. Trathen is presenting on Eco-Governance at Bioneers Conference this year and co-hosting a post conference workshop on catalyzing Food System and Community Resilience from homestead to community and beyond. He lives in the Petaluma River Watershed where he grows food, medicine and wonder while working to compost apathy and lack.

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