Dimitar Samardziev is a permaculture designer and educator, with prior formal education in language, translation, cultural studies and communications. Founder of the educational food forest garden Igradina. Currently a member of the civic organization The Green Ark and coordinator of the community garden “Bostanie“. Engaged in permaculture design since 2011 – exploring the convergent fields of environment, design, biosemiotics, communication, culture, art and media. Fascinated by mycorrhiza and compost.