Maddy Harland is a co-founder and editor of Permaculture International: Practical Solutions Beyond Sustainability, a magazine which offers practical, innovative solutions and global perspectives. 2017 is the magazine’s 25th Anniversary Year. In 1990 Maddy co-founded Permanent Publications, a publishing company specializing in practical ecological solutions, and the Sustainability Centre in Hampshire, UK, once a military base, and now a thriving immersive learning center. She is a founding member of Gaia Education, which developed the Ecovillage Design Education course endorsed by UNESCO. An activist, gardener, teacher, community leader, Queens’ Award winning entrepreneur, and mother, Maddy is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and is a Visiting Knowledge Exchange Fellow of the Institute of Theological Partnerships at the University of Winchester in the UK.