Wellness begins with a thought...

The idea of being healthy, vibrant, and at peace with ourselves and the world begins with an intention - a thought, a memory, a story, an image, perhaps a conversation that has brought you here today.  Together, we can help you turn those intentions into concrete steps on your path towards a more sustainable way of living for yourself, your family, work place or community that, in turn, will also contribute to the overall health and wellness of our global home. 




sustainable workplace initiatives


urban organic  gardening


sustainable nutrition +wellness



bespoke skincare & homecare

Ever wished there was a product for your skincare or home cleaning routine that embodied all of your favorite scents & ingredients? Ever wanted something to be created just for you?  With Ellume's bespoke formulation services, we can create custom formulations that are tailored for your specific needs and preferences, using completely natural and certified organic botanical ingredients.  Contact me to begin creating your own custom beauty or home care secrets today.




Jane Goodall Institute, Shanghai, China Roots & Shoots Organization

**Curriculum & Learning Guide Research and Author, Million Trees Project, Inner Mongolia


Yew Chung International School, Shanghai, PR China

**School Garden Design & Consulting


Good To China, Shanghai, P.R. China

**Community & School Garden Compost Program Design & Consulting


Portland Audubon Society, Portland, Oregon

**Outdoor Education Summer Camp Program Management & Teaching

Bonnie Slope Elementary, Portland, Oregon

**School Garden Education Program Design & Consulting


Hidden Villa, Palo Alto, California

**SEED Sustainable Cooking Education Program Development & Teaching


Slater Elementary School, Mountain View, California

**School Garden Education Program Development & Teaching


The Ecology Center, San Juan Capistrano, California

**Organic Gardening and Natural Skincare Workshops Design & Teaching