Rachel Economy is a facilitator, poet-performer, seed-and-story saver, and permaculture designer/educator. She runs Index For The Next World, an online hub where creators and change-makers learn skills and share stories, in order to build a more resilient, sustainable, thriving world.
Rachel teaches permaculture design, creative writing, design-thinking, and group facilitation skills for all ages. She helps artists and change-makers design gardens, rituals, workshops, jobs, and more, all with a focus on creating systems that embody justice, access, and pleasure. Rachel has spent the last decade+ training in sustainable agriculture, group facilitation, democratic education and pedagogy, permaculture and sustainable systems design, nonviolent communication, tinkering and design-thinking, consensus decision-making, and differentiated teaching methods for varied learning needs