Matthew Britt is a sales and strategic partnerships manager at Food Forest Abundance.

This is an interview with Chelsea Boissonneault to learn a little more about Matthew 🙂

How did you get involved with FFA?

I watched Jim on the Highwire, as well as heard him on the Tinfoil Hat podcast with Sam Tripoli. After that, I reached out to Jim because I was inspired by him and his mission. We developed a friendship and I started following up on a few calls to learn more about Food Forest Abundance and the work they were doing.

My goal at the time was to create a strategic partnership with Food Forest Abundance and the company I was working for at the time which was a solar company. It makes sense, both are companies that offer services and products to become more self-sufficient.

I started working part-time with Food Forest Abundance in July 2021 while I was still working with the solar company. I switched to working full time with FFA in January 2022.

Were you already plugged into the permaculture world?

I had heard of permaculture before, but I didn't really understand what it was really about. To describe what permaculture is to someone who is not connected to what it is, I say it is a system that works in harmony with nature that mimics natural systems. It's permanent agriculture.

Where do you see FFA in 1 year? 5 years?

In one year, when Food Forest Abundance is 2.5 years old at that point, I foresee us having an incredible presence all over the world. I can see us having 300-500 cooperative installation partners around the world. I can also see us selling 600 designs a month at that time.

In 5 years, I can see FFA having 10,000 cooperative installation partners worldwide, 500 Freedom Farm Academy sites, 1 million ambassadors and selling 200-300 designs a day.

At what point do you think it will be necessary to grow your own food to not participate in NWO?

I think it's safe to say that it will be pretty necessary within a year. Ideally, this is the perfect time to start, before possible shortages of many items that will occur when energy/fuel is low or exhausted.

We can already see a big increase in homesteading. Joel Salatin mentioned this the other day when he was on Highwire. He said there was an explosion with the homesteading movement, which means people understand the need to become self-sufficient.

What else do you foresee as being important in the coming years, besides growing our own food?

Definitely capture water on your property, with several ways if possible (well, rain catchment, stream/lake for example). I would also say produce your own energy, like solar or wind power. Understanding a lot more important things in terms of wellness should also be a priority. Another important factor is community. Finding people who can do things you are not good at. What are you good at? What value do you yourself bring to the community? If you want to be self-sufficient and separate from the system, then it's much easier within a community by far.

What is it like to work with Food Forest Abundance?

It's really fantastic, I personally love it! I love what I do every day, including talking to people about the freedom movement, focusing on solutions and inspiring people to do things and jump in head first. I love seeing people take charge of their own lives and the lives of their families. I love being able to use my own creativity and bring a lot of value to the company.

I really enjoy working with Jim on our new podcast called The Jim Gale Show . We've had so many incredible guests and so many more to come.

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