Keith Zaltzberg is a founding principal of Regenerative Design Group. He aims to connect sustainable agriculture, urban planning, green infrastructure, restoration, and social justice in his work. Keith’s approach is grounded in understanding the potential of a place, rigorous analysis, and systematic assessment. He combines this process with energetic creativity and a ground-level perspective gleaned from a decade working as an organic farmer, homesteader, and green builder. He is a popular lecturer and instructor on permaculture design, urban agriculture, community resilience planning, and food systems. Keith holds faculty positions at The Conway School and Smith College, where he teaches masters and undergraduate students digital design tools such as GIS and CAD. He is a certified Permaculture Designer, and holds a BS in Environmental Design from the Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning at UMass-Amherst.
Focus Areas: Urban and Community Farm Design, Green Infrastructure, Systems Analysis, Community Planning.