Ecological Educator:  Susan L. Hedge

Susan Hedge is the ecological educator for the Appalachian Faith and Ecology Center and a GreenFaith Fellow 2010,  Following retirement from the University of Florida’s Extension Service as Lee county Extension Director, she received a master’s degree in pastoral theology from Berry University and worked for the Catholic Diocese of Richmond as an ecological educator in the Appalachian Office of Justice and Peace.  She divides her time between SW Virginia and For Myers, Florida where her family lives on a ten acre horse ranchette.

Susan is a weaver. In 2016 she was certified as a Weaving a Life Circle Leader,  She has created several Story Loom Projects which center on the story of Appalachia and on the natural world.  These are available for groups wishing to build community and create connections to one another and the natural world.