Sjoerd Souvereign lives in Kuranda where he studies and teaches on Syntropic Agroforestry as the future of food. With a long background in Permaculture, Food Forestry and particularly Syntropic Ag, he has over a decade worth of experience in what it takes for the community to take responsibility for it’s own food.
As Creative Director of the social enterprise RealFood Network and co-founder of the Sustainability Alliance FNQ, Sjoerd has been active in the activation and cultivation of positive change in the FNQ region for over the past 7 years.
Grounded in Permaculture, he has been instrumental in networking farmers with community that want clean and trust worthy food whilst assisting inspiring community leaders to further the success of their careers through direct support in networking, marketing and developing conscious media to promote their work.
With high regard for the social needs People care, Earth care and Fair Share Sjoerds current field of sharing is about Life in Syntropy, Syntropic Farming, Food Forestry and implementing Abundance based food production systems based on best practice in Regenerative Agroforestry.
Locally, he drives the future of food towards nutrient dense and regenerative food systems that are full of Life through SARI - the Syntropic Agroforestry Research Institute for Australia.
Sjoerd will be sharing his knowledge of Syntropic Agriculture and lifestyles in the PDC.
For more info about the RealFood Network, visit this site: www.realfoodnetwork.com.au