Teachers & Speakers

For you, we create exceptional conferences & courses with the best teachers we can find in subject matter and skills that count!

We work with the pioneers as well as with the best from the new generation. We also nurture local emerging talent and expertise by bringing in foreign specialists with needed skills.

Some of Mycelium Pionners

Claudine Gascon

Claudine Gascon
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Croque Paysage

Claudine Gascon is a designer, horticulturist and qualified landscape designer. She founded and directs Croque Paysage, a pioneering company in edible landscaping in Quebec. Her passion for plants and design is contagious.

http://www.croquepaysage.com/

Gina Cenciose

Gina Cenciose
Expert in non-violent communication

Gina Cenciose is a deeply experienced and certified trainer with the Center for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC) and is the coordinator for certification at CNVC.

http://embodying-empathy.com/

Graham Calder

Graham Calder
Permaculture designer and trainer

Graham was trained with Geoff Lawton at the Permaculture Research Institute in Australia. He is now working to develop permaculture demonstration sites that can produce lots of food with minimum labor.

http://p3permaculture.ca/

Vincent Leblanc

Vincent Leblanc, agr. M.Sc
Agronomist specializing in growing mushrooms and aquaponics

He is founder of the company, “Violon et Champignon”, where he tests and grows edible mushrooms and sells mycelium. He also teaches polyculture and aquaponics.

http://violonetchampignon.com/

Jean-Martin Fortier

Jean-Martin Fortier
The Market Gardener

Jean-Martin Fortier is known as the gardener who developed a model for vegetable farming over a small area, also known as micro farming. His micro farm of 1.5 acres called “les Jardins de la Grelinette” feeds more than 200 families through its booming organic crops. Jean Martin is the author of the bestselling book, “The Market Gardener”.

http://lejardiniermaraicher.com/

Ben Falk

Ben Falk
Permaculture designer

Ben Falk is an author, trainer, and consultant who has worked on over 200 permaculture projects. He created and directs Whole Systems Research Farm in Vermont, as a response to biological and cultural extinction and the increasing separation between people and the basic things in life.

http://www.wholesystemsdesign.com/

Francis Gendron

Francis Gendron
Specialist in building Earthships

Francis Gendron is an aspiring superhero, an enthusiast and promoter of solutions for an ethical and sustainable future, a public speaker, an outdoor educator, and above all, a philosopher in its original sense—that is to say, a lover of wisdom and true happiness.

http://www.solutionera.com/

Dr. Elaine Ingham

Dr. Elaine Ingham
Expert in soil life

Dr. Elaine Ingham is an expert in soil microbiology and is former chief scientist at the Rodale Institute. Her work revolutionizes the way we think about soil and its interactions with the living world.

http://www.soilfoodweb.com/

Dave Jacke

Dave Jacke
Expert in food forests

Dave Jacke is lead author of the famous book, “Edible Forest Gardens” (2006), an indispensable reference for matters related to developing food forests. Dave passionately teaches ecological design and permaculture.

http://www.edibleforestgardens.com/

Stefan Sobkowiak

Stefan Sobkowiak
Creator of “The Miracle Farms”

Stefan Sobkowiak is a biologist and master in landscape architecture. After 20 years in landscape design, he now devotes his time to training and his farm, “The Miracle Farms” (or “Les Fermes Miracle”), which is the largest commercial permaculture orchard in North America.

http://miracle.farm/

Évelyne Leterme

Évelyne Leterme
Expert on fruit trees

Evelyne Leterme is the founder and manager at the Aquitaine Conservatory of Fruit Species. She is the author of four major books on fruit trees: Biodiversity: the Orchard’s Friend, Rediscovered Fruits: Tomorrow’s Assets, Growing Fruit Trees: Novel Concepts and Practices for Successful Care and Management, and Grafting and Planting Fruit Trees.

http://www.conservatoirevegetal.com/