Megan Kupko (she/her) resides on Holy ground in Portland, Oregon in the Johnson Creek Watershed, where she gives thanks and raises her three children, living in service to the Earth through tending the Sacred in Nature. Megan studied Ethnobotany at Cornell College where she developed a passion for growing food and medicinal plants. After college, she did agroforestry training in Cameroon, Africa followed by a permaculture design certification back in the States. Moving to Oregon 20 years ago, and after several farming apprenticeships, she helped establish an educational farm in Portland while receiving a Masters degree in Leadership for Sustainability Education at Portland State University. For the last 15 years, she has been teaching both youth and adults in a garden setting about food sovereignty, ecological stewardship, herbal medicine and embodied nature connection with a social justice emphasis. She has also designed and created several garden spaces for outdoor learning at schools. Currently, Megan is cultivating her spiritual leadership through earth-based ceremony.