Peter Blake and Brian Kelly will be the special guest speakers at the November 2019 Membership Meeting.
Presentation Topic: Sustainable Development; An Environmentally Conscious Sarasota
As a Sarasota native Brian grew up with a strong passion for outdoors, nature and wildlife. Brian”s entrepreneurial mindset and solid work ethic led him
to start his own construction business in his early 20″s. Over the years he has grown to adopt a holistic
approach to not only his personal life but business as well. Blending both a sustainable lifestyle with
sustainable building practices and ideas. Brian continues to strive for a sustainable future as a tiny home
builder, an artist, welder, researcher, inventor, citizen scientist, and futurist. He is also one of the
founding board members of Hands Along the Water.
As an Aussie born second generation Landscape Gardener, Peter grew up learning how to create
environments in which people and Nature are harmonized. Through his own business, Peter successfully
implemented and developed further his passion and skill for design and construction that make more
environmentally sustainable projects. Becoming a student of Bio-dynamic and Permaculture Agriculture empowers his life mission to create sustainable
Nature environments that have built into them inspiring higher education opportunities for young and