Koreen Brennan has more than 20 years of experience in building community, organizational troubleshooting and management, adult education, organizing major events, and other invisible structure work. She has worked with challenging design projects in Los Angeles, Florida, Haiti, and Pine Ridge Lakota reservation and has taught permaculture at several universities, city faciltiies and other institutions in the Western hemisphere.
She was Coordinator for the founding Sustainable Urban Agriculture Coalition in St Petersburg, Florida, and co-founder of Create Clearwater, an education-based community organization. She initiated and managed a useful plant nursery in Los Angeles, CA, and incubated another in Florida. She has grown many thousands of plants, and planted thousands of trees in diverse climates. She founded and manages Grow Permaculture, a design and education firm in Clearwater, Florida. She has worked with school gardens, community gardens, city parks, and other public projects to incorporate regenerative design principles. She is a co-organizer for the North American Permaculture Convergence and works with The Next Big Step, an international strategy project for the Int Permaculture Convergence UK.