Michael Judd


About The Teacher

Michael’s beginning with whole system design began with an opportunity to live with the last of the Lacondon Mayans in southern Mexico along the Guatemalan border. Here he experienced the ancient design practices of the Mayans that ingeniously mimic natures patterns to create functional landscapes. About the same time he discovered a parallel design system coming out of Australia, “permaculture,” that applies similar landscape use of the Mayans but adapted to the modern world. Combining designs in 2001 he created Project Bona Fide on Ometepe Island, SW Nicaragua.

Today Michael remains in the Frederick area where he and his wife Ashley are building a circular strawbale home as the centerpiece to an extensive landscape that will push the realities of design to new levels…he started the paw paw festival at his long creek homestead and continues selling his book ‘Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist’ .

Michael will bring into the course his insights of running a permaculture design business, working with food forest for over a decade, writing and living “Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist’ and doing it all while raising a beautiful family!


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