Emma Cowan 's Profile
Emma Cowan
Last Updated:
Wairoa, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Climate Zone:
Web site:

My Projects

(projects i'm involved in)

Adam Shand Byron Moriarty Campbell Burns Catherine Cheramie Craig Broughton David Braden Grifen Hope James Reid Jeff Kraus Kristina Mazeikiene MASMOUDI Soumia Paulo Bicudo Silvia Floresta Theron Beaudreau
Bob Corker Geoff Lawton Kay Baxter Nadia  Lawton
View Updates

About Emma Cowan

Since moving back home to NZ in 2010, I have been working with the Koanga Institute, a national seed saving organisation dedicated to saving the old food plants of Aotearoa.

I teach traditional food principles and sustainable, regenerative nutrition, and develop the educational and marketing material for the Institute... amongst many other things.

I am also a founding member of a village that is being developed on this land, near wairoa in NZ.
(www.communitylandtrusts.co.nz) This permaculture village works with a vision of regenerative land use to support a vibrant and resilient community, where we are able to provide our own shelter, food and local currency.


The Process of Co-Evolution

The more I learn about living simply; about Permaculture Design, about seeds, gardening, food, nutrition, animals and about health and the regeneration of our soils, epigenetics and our own DNA, the more I realize our ‘challenge’ is all about “stepping

Posted almost 7 years ago (0 comments)

Saving our Heritage Potatoes

New Zealand potatoes are in danger - here's what we're doing to improve their genetic strength to ensure our food security.

Posted almost 8 years ago (0 comments)
My Permaculture Qualifications
Permaculture Design Course
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Verifying teacher: Bob Corker
Other Teachers: Kay Baxter
Location: Torere, New Zealand
Date: Jan 2010

Report Emma Cowan


or cancel

Hide Emma Cowan


or cancel