Eric is a designer, musician, and avid composter. He began his journey in ecological design growing food and organizing at several community gardens in Brooklyn, NY. There, he built rainwater harvesting systems, ran a composting hub, and contributed design thinking for several garden projects including installation of renewable energy systems. He received a Permaculture Design Certification from the Center for Bioregional Living, a Master Composter Certification from the NYC Compost Project, a Certificate of Horticulture from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and a Masters of Science in Ecological Design from the Conway School in Northampton, MA. As a member of Sirius Community in Shutesbury, MA, Eric is dedicated to rethinking the way we meet human needs in a way that honors and regenerates Earth’s living systems.