Jeffrey Murdock Adams

Jeffrey Murdock Adams is the owner of terrasophia, an ecological design consulting and education firm with a passion for solution-oriented action and helping people strengthen their connection to place. Synergizing experience in appropriate technology, construction trades, landscaping, project management, business, ecological restoration, water systems, and program development, Jeffrey brings a unique and practical perspective to his work. Jeffrey also works for the Salmon Protection and Watershed Network (SPAWN) as the Water Sustainability Coordinator of the “10,000 Rain Gardens Project” in collaboration with the Marin Municipal Water District. Jeffrey has worked on projects and facilitated workshops throughout the United States, and is currently focusing on rainwater harvesting, program development, and edible forest gardens in the Bay Area. Among other professional trainings, he is certified as a Permaculture Design Consultant (2002), earned an Interdisciplinary BS in Indigenous Technology from Humboldt State University, CA (2006), and is an American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association Accredited Professional (2009).


The Solar Living Institute is a 501 (c)(3) educational nonprofit organization offering instruction in solar training and sustainable practices.  Founded in 1998, we have been providing professional solar training and a wide array of sustainability courses for 20 years. Our courses are taught by experienced practitioners who bring years of real world knowledge to the classroom with a focus on helping students prepare for job opportunities, start businesses, and live more sustainably.

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