Green Festival Speakers

Christy Wilhelmi



Founder of Gardenerd.com & author of Gardening for Geeks (Adams Media, 2013), Christy Wilhelmi empowers people to grow their own food, to be more self-reliant, and to reduce pollution and waste, one garden at a time.

Between 70-80 percent of her family’s produce comes from her garden of less than 200 square feet. She teaches people who to do the same through organic gardening classes, consulting and food garden design in Los Angeles, where she lives with her husband, 4 chickens and 70,000 bees.