An expert in sustainable infrastructure with multiple advanced degrees from San Francisco State University, CJ also comes to this project with the experience of having helped build half-a dozen new land projects and having also volunteered at countless others including Arcosanti, Arizona Department of Agriculture, and the Rocky Mountain Institute.
A seasoned expert in crowdfunding and land-trust-incorporation, Julia’s invaluable contributions to organizational governance and consensus-building have proven instrumental to the success of land projects like Emberfield and Pirate’s Cove. Julia has participated in more than half a dozen new land projects and volunteered at intentional community projects criss-crossing the globe from Costa Rica to Nepal across the last decade.
An expert in organizational leadership, Joe has spent time at traditional intentional communities including volunteering at both The Garden and Pirate’s Cove, but he is a maverick thinker who focuses on how these processes and systems could work better. This vital critical lens is the central value proposition of HDI; thinking about things in new ways and always considering how our systems and processes could work better.
Tyler Dean Milligan
Inspired by his transformative experience on the TV show ‘The Garden Commune or Cult,’ he and his wife made the bold decision to move off the grid in Colorado, dedicating themselves to a more sustainable and free lifestyle.
As a 100% disabled veteran, post-apocalyptic author, and prepper, Tyler brings a unique perspective to the nonprofit’s mission. His expertise in advertising, writing, hunting, survival, and Bushcraft craft enables him to contribute valuable insights and practical solutions to the organization’s endeavors.
Tyler’s goal is to empower individuals and communities through education and hands-on experiences. Tyler aims to instill hope and guide others towards self-reliance, living sustainably, and true freedom.
After being inspired by his experience on the TV show ‘The Garden Commune or Cult,’ Tyler, a 100% disabled veteran, post-apocalyptic author, prepper, and his wife decided to move off the grid in Colorado to embrace a sustainable and free lifestyle. Bringing his unique perspective and expertise in advertising, writing, hunting, survival, and Bushcraft, Tyler contributes valuable insights and practical solutions to a nonprofit organization dedicated to this cause. His goal is to empower individuals and communities through education and hands-on experiences, instilling hope and guiding them towards self-reliance, sustainable living, and true freedom.