Founded by Warren Brush, True Nature Design is a non-profit, corporation sole that offers consulting, education and keynote services in Permaculture Design around the world.  


Warren Brush is a global permaculture design consultant, educator, lecturer and storyteller. He has worked for over 25 years in sustainable systems design for communities, private and public organizations, households, small holder farms, and conservation properties worldwide. He is co-founder of Quail Springs Permaculture, Regenerative Earth Enterprises, Sustainable Vocations, Wilderness Youth Project, Casitas Valley Farm and Creamery and his Permaculture design company, True Nature Design. He is a consultant for USAID’s TOPS (Technical, Operations, Performance Support) program where he trains technical field staff, for their African Food for Peace programs, in a Resilience Design Framework. He works extensively in North America, Africa, Middle East, Europe, and Australia. He has taught the following courses: Permaculture Design Certification, Earthworks for Resiliency, Resilient Small Farm Design, Permaculture for International Development, Rainwater Harvesting Systems, Ferro-Cement Tank Building, Community Design Using Permaculture, Permaculture Investing, Spring Rejuvenation and Watershed Restoration, Compost Toilet Systems, Water for Every Farm, Drought Proofing Landscapes, Ecological Restoration, Cultural Mentoring, Introduction to Permaculture Systems, Permaculture BioIntensive Gardening, Food Forestry, and a wide range of Origins Skills. He can be reached through email through his assistant Ana Smith at or by calling his offices at 805-649-8179.


Ana Smith
Connective Adminstrator

Jesse Smith
Permaculture Designer and Consultant

Casey Pfeifer
Plants, Propagation and Designer

Alex Vincent
Architect and Permaculture Designer



Quail Springs 

Wilderness Youth Project

Casitas Valley Farm

PRI Kenya

MA Center Germany


Uryadi's Village

Laikipia Permaculture Center

MA Center France



Rancho Pacaya