Robina McCurdy


Robina McCurdy from Aotearoa-New Zealand, is a dynamic, participatory-style, outcomes-based educator. Over the past 30 years she has worked nationally and globally as a community development facilitator, organic growing tutor, documentary producer and Permaculture educator/designer - focusing on schools, urban neighbourhoods, farms, ecovillages and bioregions. She has published educational resources for developing sustainable communities with a practical grounding in permaculture.

Robina is the founder of ‘Earthcare Education Aotearoa’ (, the ‘Localising Food Project’ ( and ‘SEED’ ( One of her many original publications is ‘A Teacher’s Guide to Creating ‘Edible Learnscapes with Children’. Over the past two years Robina has been working on Earthcare’s localising food documentary series, including ‘Growing Schools’, which she wishes to launch at the conference.

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Robina is founder of Tui Land Trust,


Institute of Earthcare Education Aotearoa,

and The Localising Food Project

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