About The Sustainable Living Guide

Grow your vibrant green lifestyle! The Sustainable Living Guide supports you with essential knowledge and resources for healthy, joyful, sustainable living. This unprecedented project brings together authors, teachers, and global community resources to create a thriving world for all. We offer extensive online classes, a full directory, membership benefits, children’s programs, special events and more.

We honor the global community’s ability to bring forth potent solutions at this pivotal moment in history. Caring for the Earth and each-other, we embrace the opportunity to co-create flourishing ecological, community, and personal well-being. 5-20% of everything we offer goes to fund our Community Sustainability Grants Program.

To sustain is to support, strengthen and nourish. A truly sustainable lifestyle is regenerative- empowering the growing wellness of ourselves, our communities, and the planet.

Together, we can grow a thriving, sustainable future for all!

 

 

Lisa Pavati – Founder & Director

lisapavati-croppedLisa Pavati has created programs catalyzing personal, social, and ecological wellness for nearly three decades. Her work seeks to enliven the full potential of individuals and communities, igniting inspiration and channeling it into action. She specializes in innovative multi-faceted initiatives that engage broad-based participation and benefit all involved. Project designs feature cross-sector resourcing with experts, businesses, nonprofits, community members, education and the arts. Lisa is also a seasoned experiential facilitator for large events and has taught hundreds of classes empowering individual and collective transformation. Her background is in holistic healing, personal and professional development, Permaculture, civic agriculture, community organizing and expressive arts. Lisa believes that holistic wellness goes beyond one’s body, mind, heart and spirit, to encompass the wellbeing of the whole- the individual, the community, and the natural world we’re part of. She developed The Sustainable Living Guide to serve the regenerative, sustainable wellness of the Earth and all who share it.

Our Teachers

SHARIFF ABDULLAH
SHARIFF ABDULLAH
DR. SHARIFF ABDULLAH is a consultant, author and advocate for inclusivity and societal transformation.

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Caroline Aitken
Caroline Aitken
Director of Whitefield Permaculture

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Seetha Ananthasivan
Seetha Ananthasivan
Founder, Bhoomi College

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Rebecca Andrews
Rebecca Andrews
Herbalist, Ecotherapist, Professor, Writer, Speaker

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Carolyn Baker
Carolyn Baker
Author and life and leadership coach

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Graham Bell
Graham Bell
Global Change Consultant

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Jessi Bloom
Author, Permaculture Designer & Teacher

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Amanda Bramble
Amanda Bramble
Director of Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center, Desert Permaculturist

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Koreen Brennan
Speaker, community organizer, permaculture designer

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Philip Chandler
Philip Chandler
author of The Barefoot Beekeeper, champion of Balanced Beekeeping

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Robin Clayfield
Robin Clayfield
Author, Facilitator and Social Permaculture Pioneer

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Ross Conrad
Ross Conrad
Beekeper, Author, Teacher, Pollinator Advocate

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Sheryl Davis
Sheryl Davis
Children's Environmental Author

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Lisa DePiano
Lisa DePiano
Social Permaculture, Participatory Design

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Miguel Elliott
Miguel Elliott
"Sir Cobalot" Cob Master Extraordinare

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Aranya Gardens
Aranya Gardens
Permaculture designer, teacher & author

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Oliver Goshey
Oliver Goshey
natural builder and regenerative designer

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Benjamin Habib
Benjamin Habib
International relations, environmental politics, permaculture

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Jim Hallock
Jim Hallock
Compressed Earth Block Builder and Teacher

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Belinda Hope
Permaculture Research Institute for Southern Africa

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Scott Howard
Scott Howard
Earth Artisan, Teacher, Innovator

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Matthew Human
Matthew Human
Professional Green Music, Homesteading, and Sustainable Community Living

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Joshua Konkankoh
Joshua Konkankoh
Energising African Ecovillages

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Andrea Kraj
Andrea Kraj
CEO | TEDx Speaker | Professional Engineer | Author

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Danial Lawton
Danial Lawton
a second-generation permaculturalist, permaculture consultant, educator, entrepreneur and permaculture philanthropist.

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Marilyn Levin
Marilyn Levin
Dedicated to the Liberation of the Human Spirit

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Looby Macnamara
Looby Macnamara
Permaculture author and pioneer

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Brigitte Mars
Brigitte Mars
Herbalist, Author, Professor

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Gabriela Masala
Gabriela Masala
Embodied, Creative, Evolutionary Love

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Solomon Masala
Solomon Masala
Let's DO This! Bringing your genius to life.

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Sonita Mbah
Sonita Mbah
Youth and Environmental Actionist

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Karryn Olson-Ramanujan
Karryn Olson-Ramanujan
Entrepreneurial and leadership skills for co-creating our regenerative future

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Tao Orion
Tao Orion
Author of Beyond the War on Invasive Species

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Carolyn Parrs
Carolyn Parrs
Get to the Soul of your Sustainable Brand

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christina pirello
christina pirello
Christina Pirello, Chef, Author

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Karambu Ringera
Karambu Ringera
Dr Karambu Ringera: Awakener, Inspires and Crafts Holistic Models for Regenerative Systems

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Lisa Schroder
Lisa Schroder
Adobe Brick Author and Designer

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Stephen Smith
Stephen Smith
Author, Plant breeder, Seedbank Curator

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David Spicer
David Spicer
Water Harvesting design specialist

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Klaudia van Gool
Klaudia van Gool
supporting life for future generations

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Sanne van Oort
Sanne van Oort
Design Sustainable Education to act environmentally

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Karen Washington
Karen Washington
farmer, activist and food advocate

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michael wittman
michael wittman
Biochar and Living Soil

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Sarah Wu
Sarah Wu
Therapeutic Ecologist rooted in Permaculture and Herbal Medicine

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Steven Wynbrandt
Steven Wynbrandt
Wynbrandt Farms: Artisan Compost Maker, Farmer, Educator, Consultant

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COMING SOON

Global Ecovillage Network
Maurice Small
David Spicer
Patti Moreno
Aslan Cray
Anna Bartoli
Marc van Lengen
Judith D. Swartz
Keisha Cameron
Danial Lawton
Sun Ray Kelly
Holly Woods
Didi Pershouse
Mark Lakeman
Sarah Downey
Ben falk
Jacqueline Patterson
Christopher Nyerges
Wycliffe otieno
Peter McIntosh
Lynn Fang
Joseph Lentunyoi
Coyote Marie Hunter-Ripper
Jeff Clearwater
Erik Ohlsen
Don Tipping
Xavier Brown
Harriet Shugarman
Monica Ibacache
Marco Barrantes
Christina Pirello
Marcelo Bueno
Mark Stephen Chasan
Matthew Human
Marika Alvarado
Michael Wittman