Brian is an artist, educator, entrepreneur and jack of all trades. He has run Gossamer Glass Studio since 1985. He and his wife, Alexandra Founded and have stewarded Inspiration Farm since 1994.
Inspiration Farm is a model for permaculture in Whatcom County. It is a productive example of what is possible to achieve with minimal input for maximum yields. The farm offers workshops and tours to inspire the community in ways to build resilience.
Trained in Permaculture Design science he does consultations to help regenerative agriculture projects get established in Whatcom and Skagit county.
As one of the founding members of the Salish Seed Guild and the Seed Swap. Brian sees his role with Sustainable Bellingham as a way to build a stronger more resilient community through education, food, seeds and agricultural projects. At the same time working to protect the environment and cultural diversity that makes Whatcom County so special.