Jim Gale

CEO / Founder & Chief Storyteller

Jim is an outdoor enthusiast, entrepreneur, permaculture expert, financial expert, husband, father, and friend.

A 4-time All American and National Champion
wrestler, Jim has excelled at pursuing his goals with fervor and passion in part through his practice of inspired visioning and meditation.

Jim has spent his adult life exploring, he
backpacked through 37 countries, lived with the Maasai, experienced Island life in Hawaii for a time all learning about cultures and fine tuning his interests.

At 29, he set new goals starting with “to be retired
in 3 years,” and then created a billion dollar mortgage company in three years helping him accomplish that life goal.

Following the achievement of his mortgage success,
he bought a boat and lived on the ocean for a year, then moved to Costa Rica to build eco-villages where he discovered permaculture. This was a life-changing experience, the A-HA moment where he set a new mission to bring this concept to every household in the world. And voila, Food Forest Abundance was born.

Jim is a sought-after motivational speaker who
discusses self-reliance, entrepreneurship, food independence/supplies, sovereignty, and a ‘grow freedom’ mindset.

Food Forest Abundance helps people grow their own food, turning lawns into food forests. By leveraging the science of permaculture (permanent agriculture) and by working in harmony with nature, they are able to design and install beautiful edible landscapes at homes, schools, churches, city parks, long-term care homes, corporate campuses, and more that yield incredible amounts of healthy, poison free food.

They have a team of professional permaculture designers and installers around the
world who are ready to help you grow your own food, strengthen your community, and grow freedom today!

food forests / food sovereignty / permaculture

We are powerful.
We are beautiful.
We are free. 

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