Flavia Renata Assuncao is a childrens’ educator with a Degree in Pedagogy from Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil. She has been working in Schools with Permaculture Concepts creating composts, organic vegetable gardens as well as recycling and social economy programmes with children since 2002 in both Brazil and Australia.
She is a passionate writer and photographer with an eye for detail and a beautiful curiosity of the natural world. In the last few years she has travelled in Brazil, Peru, U.S, Australia, France, New Caledonia and Bali documenting Community Scale Permaculture, Agroforestry and Bio Construction Projects.
Flavia Lives in in Byron Bay learning and exploring the concepts of Permaculture and Syntropic Agroforestry within the context of The Northern Rivers of New South Wales and has a continued connection with ongoing projects in Brazil. She is visioning ways of more deeply integrating these ideas into the Learning Environments of children of various ages.