Did you know that the microorganisms in our soil directly affect our mood, intelligence and immunity?
Practical strategies for mobilizing regeneration that create balance, beauty, and joy.
Aaron William Perry is a writer, public speaker, impact entrepreneur, consultant, and father. The author of Y on Earth: Get Smarter, Feel Better, Heal the Planet, Aaron works with the Y on Earth Community team and Impact Ambassadors to inform and inspire diverse communities through unique THRIVING & SUSTAINABILITY messages of hope, empowerment and action.
He has launched and owned companies in the recycling, renewable energy, and local/organic food industries. Aaron consults to dozens of innovative organizations, companies and entrepreneurs. An experienced business and literary writer, Aaron holds an MA in Germanistik from the University of Colorado, where he studied Philosophy, Literature, Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development. While in graduate school he spent weekends and holidays studying Permaculture and Indigenous Wisdom throughout the Rocky Mountain region. He resides in Colorado where he is continually in awe of the weather, appreciative of the singing birds, and entertained by the antics of his backyard, free-range chickens.
Connect today to bring the unique wisdom and thought leadership of Aaron Perry to your community, and activate intelligence and compassion as we create together the culture and future we really want.
Aaron was excellent. He shaped his remarks perfectly for the audience and all were drawn-in to his topics beautifully. Artfully done and what a nourishing afternoon!
- Professor Michael Murphy, Loyola University, Chicago
Aaron is a gifted speaker and writer, and we are so fortunate that he came to visit us at the University of Colorado!
- Professor Carol Conzelman, University of Colorado
Peering through the veil of consumer culture to discern and cultivate myriad strategies for health and well-being right in our homes, neighborhoods, places of work and worship.
Walking, reading, gardening, and other “Blue Zone” life-hacks for sustainability, well-being, longevity and quality of life.
Connecting the dots between modern waste streams and land, air and water pollution, climate change, and environmental justice within a framework of reality that understands there is no “away,” and the myriad benefits from composting and upcycling material resources.
From backyard gardens, chickens and honeybees to neighborhood strategies for enhancing our community capital, empowerment and social justice, while cultivating connection to soil and place.
Exploring the “efficiency” of play, and how cultivating wonder, delight and flow in our lives make us more balanced and effective people in all that we do. Whether walking in the woods, painting, dancing, swimming, practicing yoga, meditating or all of the above, we will become who we really want to be.
Exploring the role of the “little guys” – microorganisms in our soil, food, and guts that make possible our lives, that affect our immunity, mental performance and emotional and physical well-being.
Strategies, life-hacks and culture-cracks for cultivating health, balance and true wealth (wele: “well-being”) in the 21st century.
Exploring how giving our time, talent and compassion through community service not only enriches our social fabrics, but also enhances our own personal “success” in life.
Weekend cooking plans that are great ways to relax and celebrate with family and friends while providing easy-grab nourishment for the week that promotes health and peak performance in a busy world.
Exploring the challenges and opportunities of socially responsible and impact investing, community-based solutions like Slow Money, and what we really want in “returns” on our investments as individuals, families and a society.
Expanding our understanding of “home,” we’ll explore household financial literacy, the economics healthy eating and food budgeting, and the ecology of composting, gardening, permaculture and natural landscaping for health and frugal abundance.
Exploring the implications, risks and opportunities of unprecedented information, energy and agency at our fingertips; and how to direct these immense capabilities toward regeneration and creating the culture and future we really want.
Engaging the thought and wisdom of spiritual leaders to develop an intelligent and compassionate framework for a culture and future we really want: Pope Francis to Thich Nhat Hanh, and from Pema Chödrön to Thomas Berry.
Easy and affordable tools, techniques and recipes for home-made probiotic vegetables that can be quickly prepared, ready to eat in days and enjoyed for weeks; good for the gut, the mind, the immune system and the family food budget!
An exploration of science, literature and the wisdom from the ages to reveal and understand how our personal health and well-being is interrelated with the health and well-being of our living planet.
Understanding and practicing biophilia and how time in the wilderness, eco-literacy, connecting with plants and landscapes is essential for stress reduction, clear thinking, intelligence, ideation, well-being, and sustainability.
Examining food labels, supply chain opacity, deceptive marketing and the natural, simple and healthful alternatives available at markets, as well as agri-business myths propagated in the name of improving yields and feeding the world, while globally 1/3 of food is wasted.
Technical, in-depth instruction in preparing financial forecasts, choosing between debt and equity capital raises, and understanding your cash flow model.
Getting smart about what we’re spending our food dollars on: discernment between good buys and sucker buys in terms of quality, nutrient density, and value.
An in-depth exploration of the power of consumer demand to either (literally) destroy mountains, river and ocean ecosystems, or to restore environments and regenerate equitable social and economic relationships in an evolving global economy.
A survey of different forms of “money” through history, combined with a contemporary discussion of different capital forms, including natural capital, contingent valuation of ecosystems and ecosystem services, and the creation of a sustainable financial and economic framework.
An in depth discussion of the myriad dimensions, challenges and opportunities encountered in social and impact entrepreneurship; as well as tools and techniques for team building, organizational culture, board cultivation and strategic planning.
By booking Aaron Perry you are supporting the Y on Earth Community, a 501(c)3 charitable organization.