About

Welcome to Sheltering Hills Design, LLC!

We provide some of the most comprehensive permaculture design and education services in the region. Whether you are a residential homeowner looking for some help with a garden or fruit trees or city staff seeking to guide policy, we can support your growth; help you to implement the changes you seek; and work together to transition to a more resilient world.

“Rhonda and the team helped us feel comfortable and excited about using permaculture in our home!”

– LM, Design Client

…regarding education:

“Rhonda was such an inspiring teacher. I really appreciate what she brought to the course.”

– RR, 2018 Permaculture Design Course student
Rhonda Baird, 
Lead Design/Education

Rhonda is the founder and lead designer and educator, beginning Sheltering Hills Design in 2006 after her permaculture design course. She holds diplomas in Permaculture Education and Site Design from the Permaculture Institute of North America.