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Leif Olson

Leif is an environmental scientist and mushroom cultivator based out of Brevard, NC.  He explores the interrelations between ecological health, human health, food production, environmental contamination and the restoration of degraded landscapes.  Leif’s work has ranged from the quantitative analytical study of environmental contamination, to developing community based sustainable agriculture systems.  His overarching goals are to use the lessons of nature to improve the human experience, and to promote a more elegant and aesthetically pleasing existence.