We invite you to join us at Coastal Roots Farm in Encinitas, CA from 7:00 to 9:00 pm on December 6 for an evening presentation from Biodynamic Association Executive Director Thea Maria Carlson. Following a recent trip to attend the Organic World Congress and visit biodynamic farms in India, Thea will be speaking about the association’s work on this continent, biodynamic work internationally, and the future of biodynamics.
Thea Maria Carlson is a leader, facilitator, educator, and farmer dedicated to building living soil, growing nutritious food, and nurturing vibrant communities. She lives in the Mayacamas Mountains in Sonoma County, California, and frequently visits other parts of the world. Since 2011, Thea has played a key role in developing the Biodynamic Association’s programs and exploring new ways to manage and evolve the organization. Her previous experience includes diversified organic and biodynamic production farming; teaching gardening, nutrition, and beekeeping; designing, building and managing urban community and educational gardens; and organizing strategic communications trainings for nonprofit leaders. Thea holds a B.S. in Earth Systems from Stanford University and a permaculture design certificate from Occidental Arts and Ecology Center. She is also a graduate of The Coaching Fellowship and the Center for Courage and Renewal's Academy for Leaders.