Jessi Bloom

N.W. Bloom EcoLogical Landscapes

Timber Press


Jessi Bloom is a best-selling author, award-winning ecological landscape designer, and speaker. She owns N.W. Bloom EcoLogical Landscapes, based near Seattle, which is known as an innovator and leader in the field of permaculture, sustainable landscape design, construction, and land management. Her work has been recognized by government agencies and industry organizations, and it makes headlines in national media. She lives near Seattle with her two sons on their permaculture homestead, which is full of functional gardens and rescue animals. Timber Press released Bloom’s newest book, Creating Sanctuary: Sacred Garden Spaces, Plant-Based Medicine, and Daily Practices to Achieve Happiness and Well-Being in the fall of 2018.

Jessi will be speaking at the North Carolina Fairs


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ReWild the Child!

Are you ready to be a part of the wild tribe of little Earth warriors? Learn and play with the power and magic of plants. Decorate and dream up all that we can be. You can even make an herbal dream pillow to take home and put to use! Space is limited.
Kids Programming

Available In:

North Carolina, Saturday 11:30-12:30 p.m., Kids Treehouse Stage

Plant Medicines Allies for our bodies, minds, and spirit

Jessi Bloom leads this permaculture workshop about the many powerful uses of plants. A world of botanical alchemy extends to an impressive assortment of applications ... from food to medicine, fuel, fibers, and the wisdom of weeds. Bloom walks through the ways you can put plants to work in your life, from ecological design to improved crop production or help with weed suppression, or herbalism and making your own apothecary to use for personal health and well-being. Walk away with a new understanding of how everyone can start looking to plants as important allies, in almost everything we do on this planet.
Organic Gardening Keynote

Available In:

North Carolina, Saturday 5:00-6:00 p.m., Mother Earth News Stage

Creating Sanctuary Designing sacred space and growing plant medicine

We all need a personal sanctuary where we can find harmony with the natural world and nurture our bodies, minds, and souls. The best place is in our gardens. Jessi Bloom, author and ecological landscape designer, shares tips on designing healing spaces, and she highlights medicinal and sacred plant profiles that are easy to use. Equal parts inspirational and practical, this engaging workshop makes participants look at their gardens in a new light. Explore how to harness the healing properties of plants, and learn simple instructions to follow for daily rituals and practices that promote self-care using your space and plants.
Organic Gardening Natural Health

Available In:

North Carolina, Sunday 10:00-11:00 a.m., Grit Stage
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