Regional Donor Participation Goal: 30%
Co-founder, Perpetual Green Gardens
Derek Weiss is cofounder of Perpetual Green Gardens, a business focused on installing permaculture systems and earth powered greenhouses. He's currently working to convert of a 50-acre piece of land in Belgrade, Mont from an arid grassland, flattened by centuries of plowing and mechanized agriculture, into a healthy, diverse, productive, supportive ecosystem. Once it is established, the land will provide food and habitat, and support the surrounding wildlife.
Las Vegas, NV
Majors: English and Media and Society
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