This homepage requires javascript to run. If you want to see the version without it, please click here
  • Show Me:
    • Blog Posts
    • People
    • Documents
    • Photos
    • Videos
  • And Narrow To:
    • Designing the Village
    • A Home Grown Economy
    • The Creation of a Culture
    • Adventures in the Tropics
    • Our Global Community
    • Farm to Table Living
    • Voices of Kalu Yala
    • Wandering Thoughts
  • Arrange By:
    • Most Recent
    • Most Popular
    • Alphabetical
    • Random
Aaron Prairie

Aaron Prairie

Biology Director

Born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico Aaron was raised to love and appreciate the natural world. Ever since he was a young boy he would constantly be flipping rocks, inspecting trees, and watching streams looking for cryptic life spread everywhere around him. Raised by a hunter and Chemist, he gained ...

Abraham Segovia

Abraham Segovia

Past Director of Kalu Yala Internships

Originally from province of Chiriqui, Abraham Segovia is currently the only Panamanian on the team. Growing up surrounded by “mind-blowing nature,” Abraham sites this allows him to use his knowledge plus bring the local “campesino” ingredient into our mix. In 2009, Abraham graduated from University ...

Adam Schell

Adam Schell

Summer 2013 Outdoor Recreation Intern

Adam is a student at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington looking to graduate with a degree in International Studies focused in art and literature. Ever the adventurer, Adam has explored most of his life. Whether it be the annual summer camping trips with his father and uncles or riding his ...

Aki Saunamäki

Aki Saunamäki

Business Program Intern

After graduating from the Helsinki University of Applied Sciences as a logistics engineer in 2010, Aki worked for Johnson Controls' technology group in Finland. His main sphere of responsibilities included coordinating the logistics department. Aki plans to use this professional experience to help contribute ...

Alana Armstrong

Alana Armstrong

Sustainable Design Coordinator

Alana Armstrong, a sustainable designer, construction management “jack of all trades” and an aspiring architect, is based out of Portland, Oregon. Raised outside of Orlando, Florida, Alana spent her younger years growing up in a rural area turned town, Oviedo. Oviedo’s name reflects the settlement ...

Alex Goff

Alex Goff

Agriculture Director

Alex Goff grew up spending his time between San Rafael, CA and The Big Island of Hawaii. He has always had a passion for farming and aspires to one day be able to live completely off the land. He believes this is because of the time he has spent in Hawaii, working on his family's macadamia nut farm and ...

Alex Lippincott

Alex Lippincott

Fall 2013 Director in Training

Alex Lippincott was born in Knoxville, TN, but grew with the unique experience of splitting his time between urban Boston, MA, and rural Mississippi. Between those two places he developed a real love for both cities as well as the great outdoors. From a large High School in Boston, he went to a small ...

Alexander Dorfman

Alexander Dorfman

Summer 2011 Design/Build Intern

Alex is an industrial design major and furniture design minor at Purdue University with a graduation date of May 2012. Originally from Indianapolis, Indiana, he has traveled as far as Copenhagen, Denmark to study design technique and theory. Bringing back everything he has learned, he was elected President ...