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Midcoast Permaculture Design
Jesse Watson
168 w. meadow rd
rockland, 04841 (Map)
County: Knox
Phone: 691 1605

Jesse Labbe-Watson came to permaculture over the last decade by way of the movements for social and environmental justice. Over the last decade he has shifted his focus on building the world we would like to see. After a brief apprenticeship at Earthaven Ecovillage in North Carolina, Jesse formally studied permaculture with Charles and Julia Yelton at the Newforest Institute and Humustacia Gardens. He graduated from their Advanced PDC in October 2008, co-facilitated by Lisa Fernandes of The Resilience Hub. 

He has gone on to start a permaculture landscape design/build and sustainability consultation firm in the Midcoast area.  He has consulted for private residents, farmers, orchardists, market gardens, and non-profit organizations. He is the primary organizer for the Midcoast Permaculture Network which hosts workshops, meetups and potlucks.  He was a principal logistics coordinator for the 2010 and 2014 Northeast Regional Permaculture Convergence hosted at the MOFGA fairgrounds. In 2012 he began co-teaching Permaculture Design Certification courses with Lisa Fernandes of the Resilience Hub, based in Portland. Jesse brings an artist’s paintbrush, a philosopher’s pedantry, a tracker’s attention to detail and a holy fool’s comedic relief to the company he keeps.  He lives with his young family in Rockland.

You may reach him via email: watson(at)midcoastpermaculture.com or phone 691 1605


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