Lisa Lee Benjamin
Lisa Lee Benjamin perseveres in her pursuit to generate landscapes worldwide that unite people, art, and science as seen in her San Francisco based environmental design and development consultancy, Evo Catalyst. She wears many hats and is an avid instigator and founding member of many initiatives including Urban Hedgerow, Green Roof Alliance, Alpine Initiatives and UG LAB, and is a guest lecturer at Zurich University of Applied Sciences.

  Karla Dakin
  Landscape architect and author, Karla Dakin specializes in environmentally bold, international design projects. Shaped by a career in the national art world, her work references art with an intriguing twist of collaboration. Plant-obsessed, Karla pushes the boundaries, as exemplified by her roof garden for the Museum of Contemporary Art / Denver.

  Emmanuel Donval
  Emanuel Donval discovered his passion for plants as a child, working in the garden with his mother in Bordeaux, France. After graduating from the Technology Institute of the University of Perpignan, France he traveled the world and established himself in California, became a landscape architect, and founded Green Cherry Landscape Architecture ( His studio, based in Napa, offers residential design services. He recently became a certified herbalist from the California School of Herbal Studies. He looks forward to merging herbalism and landscape design in his upcoming projcts.

  Jordan Dozzi
  Jordan Dozzi is a multidisciplinary artist and guerilla gardener working in the realms of social justice, environment, and critical engagement. His photography has been exhibited internationally and his sculptural/multimedia work has been featured at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Alongside his time spent in the ocean and mountains, his day job consists of building large-scale books and flying planes over the American West.

  Blaze Villanueva
  A budding designer of interactive spaces, Blaze intersects art, community, and sustainability. With a BA in Urban Studies from SFAI, she is constantly on the prowl to deeply engage with the built environment. Currently, she is Project Manager for Urban Hedgerow, Director of Media at Architecture for Humanity SF, and designer at Function, a design studio for functional art.

  Andrew Plotsky
  Andrew Plotsky is a film maker, designer and butcher, based in the Puget Sound. He runs Farmrun, an agrarian creative studio that provides a range of services to agricultural enterprises and organizations.

  Special Thanks
  Diana Benner  •  Rebekah Cantor  •  Emmanuel Donval  •  Amber Hasselbring  •  Constantine Konstantakis  •  Holly Myers  •  Deepa Natarajan  •  Liam O'Brien  •  Suncrest Nurseries & Sloat Garden Center

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