About the Author
Tamra Fakhoorian has a deep committment to global sustainable living through renewable energy and waste nutrient recycling. She consults on algae and duckweed production as well as integrated farming systems in the US and abroad.
As an avid duckweed enthusiast, Tamra grows and incorporates duckweed biomass in compost for organic fruits and vegetables. In an effort to become more energy independent, she single-handedly retrofitted an older country home to be near-zero energy. She cooks with solar ovens on a routine basis and gives workshops on the subject for area students.
This spring, she is seeding the first of many ponds for duckweed production. Watch for her organic, quality products on store shelves in Western Kentucky and surrounding region as well on online.
Tamra serves as co-founder of International Lemna Association and Director of Communication for em[POWER] Energy. She is the past president of National Algae Association Mid-South Chapter. Volunteer work also includes the Farmer to Farmer integrated farming program in the Caribbean, and Masons on a Mission- helping build fuel efficient concrete stoves for Mayan families in Guatemala.
She is also current president of Toastmasters, Intl. Paducah, KY chapter where she likes to remind everyone that, “Friends don’t let friends communicate poorly.”
Tamra is available for speaking engagements. Connect with her at firstname.lastname@example.org 270-356-0208