Logo primary
Logo secondary
Linda Trujillo 's Profile
Linda Trujillo
Portland, Oregon, United States
Climate Zone:
Cool Temperate

My Projects

(projects i'm involved in)


(projects i'm following)

Druid Circle Outdoor Classroom
Deborah Trujillo Jessica Stirling Sara Ironside
Andrew Nimelman Geoff Lawton Judson Daffern Kirk deFord Mary Catherine Laws Michael Welch
View Updates

About Linda Trujillo

I have over twenty years experience as a Certified Massage Therapist in Santa Barbara, CA. I have also worked at a health food store in the vitamin department, so I am already drawn to healing and alternative medicine. I have always had a green thumb, and periodically have had vegetable gardens.

Back in 2005, while I was still living in Santa Barbara, CA, I learned about peak oil and started reading a lot of different books about many interconnected topics. The first permaculture book I read was Gaia's Garden. I had so many ah-ha's and was so inspired reading it, I kept reading more permaculture and gardening books. I ended up designing and helping to create an edible forest garden for my landlord. Before we started, his lot was 1/3 acre with 3 existing fruit trees and 2 foot high weeds. We planted 35 fruit and nut trees, banana plants, bamboo, kiwi and grape vines; had an enclosed berry garden, compost piles, 14 chickens, herbs, 3 separate areas for veggies for crop rotation, and raised beds built with salvaged bricks; used greywater, harvested rainwater, and mini-frigerators as root cellars; and I built a swale the entire width of the yard. At that point a friend of mine, who had taken a design course, came over for a tour to see the place. She told me she was quite inspired and impressed with what I had done, and enjoyed meeting the chickens. She also asked if I had taken any pictures. I replied yes, at various stages of completion. After living there for almost two years I needed to move, but then I was hooked.

Permaculture, and being a garden farmer is now in my blood, so to speak, as well as the desire to live as sustainably as I can. I found it extremely relaxing, nurturing, and it all made so much sense to me. I believe that permaculture is a very important tool for moving into the future as we continue down Hubbert's curve. Some day I want to live again in a household using permaculture principles, working towards healing ourselves, our connection with others, and especially Mother Earth.


My Badges
Aid worker Member

Report Linda Trujillo


or cancel

Hide Linda Trujillo


or cancel