Kula Permaculture Farm
Zach Loeks is an educator, designer/consultant and farmer in Ontario. He grew up in New Mexico on a permaculture homestead and now runs Kula Permaculture Farm, a Certified Organic and off-grid permaculture farm in the Ottawa Valley. The farm specializes in heirloom seed garlic, fresh produce/fruits and sustainable education/consulting.
Zach teaches soil science at Algonquin College and runs workshops on and off the farm on topics ranging from organic gardening, root cellaring and garlic production to off-grid living, edible landscaping and whole farm design/management. His book: The Permaculture Market Garden has received much attention and shares his method for permaculture gardening, property design and a vision for the future of food.
His research and farming practices work to integrate diversity, conserve soil and maximize farm ecosystem services without jeopardizing productivity. His next book is about the transition of entire communities and regions towards profitable, healthy and sustainable agro-ecosystems through small means and methods that bring about big change.