Bringing community spaces - places where we gather, work and play - to life by building relationships between people and nature.
Nature's Edge Designs uses permaculture principles and ethics to create living, participatory models in gardens, playgrounds, and other community spaces.
We bring the passion, knowledge, and experience needed to design spaces that build strong and healthy links between:
We work with communities and organizations to create transformational spaces and teach you how to sustain and develop these spaces more fully.
Our projects are shaped by the vision of the community and the site potential. Woven into each of our projects are:
Our Guiding Principles
Nature’s edge is where dynamic living occurs, paradigms shift, and new opportunities emerge. At Nature’s Edge Designs we explore the edge to create solutions for one of our most compelling social problems – sustainable living for all communities.
We believe people and natural systems influence each other. Each of us can play a pivotal role in building healthy natural systems. And in so doing, we feed ourselves, change our lives and transform our culture.
By focusing on community spaces and working collaboratively on projects, we build a network of people developing skills, sharing their experiences, and creating opportunities for green micro-enterprises to emerge.
Join us in Growing the Future Now!
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Paula Westmoreland (Director)