Jaime earned her permaculture design certificate in 2011 in the headwaters of Caledon at Whole Village Ecocommunity. She has furthered her studies in a forest gardening and herbaculture mentorship at The Living Centre. Since then, Jaime has continued to be captivated by the world of edible, medicinal, ethnobotanical, and utilitarian plants and their abilities to remediate ecosystems. Jaime is experienced with outdoor and indoor commercial organic operations. She now has a place to practice and is spearheading the gardens for a second year at Manitoulin Permaculture. She is residing as a winter resident, studying mycology and growing soil for the coming season.