Team

Our Team

Angela Malmgren


I began my work with the land as a child, growing up on a small farm in the Midwestern United States. During my childhood, I had the privilege of learning firsthand where my food came from.

Angela Malmgren


I began my work with the land as a child, growing up on a small farm in the Midwestern United States. During my childhood, I had the privilege of learning firsthand where my food came from. I had the pleasure of watching the slow and careful work of the seasons as buds developed into flowers, then fruits and seeds. Later in life, I realized what a formative experience it was for me to have these impressions and concrete experiences so early in life.Out of this realization came my commitment to provide young people with the same experiences. For 20 years I lived out this passion and drive as a Montessori educator. During that time, I worked with children ages 3 to 12, both in the US and Switzerland.
In 2019, I began my journey into permaculture. As a lifelong gardener, I already had a good foundation in hands-on work with the land, but the techniques and concepts behind permaculture were a true revelation and inspired me to take the next step. In 2020, I completed the permaculture design course at the Down to Earth Academy for Permaculture Design. 
Through permaculture, I found a way to fully bring together my passions and experiences as an educator and environmentalist.

Lobke Beks


As a scout leader, camp director, French teacher, primary school teacher, remedial teacher and youth worker, I have been passionate about working with children and young people for over 20 years.

Lobke Beks


As a scout leader, camp director, French teacher, primary school teacher, remedial teacher and youth worker, I have been passionately working with children and young people for over 20 years. First in my birth country Belgium and since 2014 in my adopted country Switzerland.
During my maternity leave, I realized that I wanted to combine my passion for nature and the connection to our planet with my professional career: to teach living permaculture! Inspired by Bill Mollison, David Holmgren, Patrick Whitefield, Margarete Langerhorst and Marcus Pan, I set out together with the young generation on the path to a sustainable future.
Because the children of today will shape the world of tomorrow - motivating and empowering them to contribute to regenerative development and take co-responsibility is a matter close to my heart.
All together...
for a future fit for grandchildren!

Anna Heijkoop


Anna Heijkoop has been out and about with a green thumb for several years. At the vegetable cooperative Wädichörbli, in the village center of Wädenswil in the former market garden or also in her own home garden, she is committed to local nutrition, self-responsibility and to making Wädenswil as edible as possible!

Anna Heijkoop


Anna Heijkoop has had a green thumb for several years.
At the vegetable cooperative Wädichörbli, in the village center of Wädenswil in the former market garden or also in her own home garden, she is committed to local nutrition, self-responsibility and to making Wädenswil as edible as possible!
With her degree in herbal education in 2020, she is now looking forward to passing on her knowledge in the form of workshops, courses and hikes.