Neil (known fondly as Huckleberry) is from the Olympic Peninsula, Washington State, USA. For the past 30 years he has been owner of and primary consultant for GREENWORLD, a company specialising in edible and sustainable landuse design in the northwest USA. Huckleberry has taught permaculture design in both North and South America, including community projects in Patagonia, Costa Rica and many states of the USA.
He also teaches classes in native plant identification, wild foods foraging and seed collecting, and facilitates deep nature connection experiences in the Olympic National Park wilderness. Huckleberry is a plant adviser for Raintree Nursery (USA-wide plant mail order) and recently became an educator-designer-plant materials collector for the international Fruit Tree Planting Foundation. Two strong underpinnings in his life are yoga and music, including a diversity of performance music.