For organizations that are looking to hire me, below is the links and bios/photos for your use.
I do speaking engagements whether they are industry events, conferences, TV or radio appearances and schools and/or garden clubs. I promote and encourage my audiences to be involved with sustainable gardening practices, environmental issues that preserve our natural resources and to find health, happiness and connection in our own gardens.
Short version: Jessi Bloom is a best-selling author, award-winning ecological landscape designer, and speaker. She is the owner of N.W. Bloom EcoLogical Services, based near Seattle, which is known as an innovator and leader in the field of permaculture, sustainable landscape design, construction and land management. Her work has been recognized by government agencies and industry organizations, and has made headlines in national media. She lives in Woodinville with her three kids on their permaculture farm, which is full of functional gardens and rescue animals.
Longer version:Jessi Bloom is a best-selling author, award-winning ecological landscape designer, and speaker. She founded N.W. Bloom EcoLogical Services, based near Seattle, which is known as an innovator and leader in the field of permaculture design, sustainable construction and land management. Her work has been recognized by government agencies, green industry organizations, and makes headlines in national media. Her work as a designer and teacher is also shared with non-profits, schools and includes teaching wellness for the body, mind and soul. She lives near Seattle with her three kids on their permaculture homestead, which is full of functional gardens and rescue animals. Her first best-selling book Free-Range Chicken Gardens (Timber Press 2012) has been praised for being informative and inspiring, changing the way people integrate animals into their landscapes. She also co-authored best-selling Practical Permaculture (Timber Press 2015) and The Wetland Handbook: A Community Guide to Growing Native Plants (King Conservation District, 1998). Her latest book, Creating Sanctuary: Sacred Garden Spaces, Plant-Based Medicine, and Daily Practices to Achieve Happiness and Well-Being, was just released by Timber Press in the fall of 2018. Jessi’s work has appeared nationally in Better Homes and Gardens, Sunset, NY Times, Fine Gardening, PBS’s “Growing a Greener World TV”, Martha Stewart Living, Mother Earth News and many other large media outlets. Recognition and accolades for her work includes awards from the Washington State Department of Ecology, the American Horticultural Society, Pacific Horticulture magazine, Sunset magazine, the WSNLA, and WALP. Jessi has built many popular display gardens at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show winning Gold medals.
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