A systems thinker by training and a designer at heart, Rebekah is passionate about exploring and nurturing community through collaboration and reflective practice focused on consensus-based outcomes. Her background in arts, local government, and philanthropy informs her approach. She works with with individuals and organizations to help assess and design systems, events, and gathering spaces that encourage meaningful relationships and growth rooted in the principles and ethics of social permaculture.
At the core of her work are projects that increase participation in the rituals of gathering, preparing, and eating food as a way to further dialogue and connection. Though she confesses to being a foodie, her interest in farm to table extends beyond the perfect localvore plate. Rebekah is deeply committed to social justice efforts that shift patterns of inequality by focusing on food access and affordability.