Seeking to fill a void and feel connected to nature, Andrew Martin quit his career in finance to develop his permaculture homestead in New Zealand.
- Andrew acknowledges that his success in the financial and business world is, at least partially, what allowed him to purchase a plot of land to farm in the first place. However, he also notes that endless money was not the key to happiness for him or many of the people he was surrounded by.
Now he and his wife have a thriving food forest, vegetable and fruit garden, chickens, a pond, and a few side hustles that revolve around helping people and governments understand and transition to more sustainable and integrated ways of living.
Watch the video to hear his full story and snag a few tips for food forest management.