Colin received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin in Government with a minor in Geography and the Environment. He is a Texas Hill Country native hailing from Boerne, TX. Colin received formal sustainable agriculture training during his 9 month project management internship at the Permaculture Research Institute of Australia and is a PRI certified permaculture designer. After completing his internship, Colin went on to work on and manage sustainable agriculture and development projects in Central Texas and in the western United States. His passions and interests include intensive livestock grazing, agroforestry, perennial polyculture food systems, soil health and conservation, agricultural methods of carbon sequestration, utilizing landscape earthworks to increase water availability, intensive annual crop production and more.