Speakers

Meet our speakers. Each subject matter experts in their own fields.

Lisa Preston

Lisa Preston

Lisa Preston was born in Alaska and grew up in the timber town of Prospect, Oregon wherestores and entertainment were an hour away. Lisa was raised to appreciate the outdoors andnot to rely on conventional…

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Lori Hayes

Lori Hayes

Lori Hayes is the owner of Ancient City Pa Kua in St. Augustine FL. She is a 3rd Degree with the International League of Pa Kua. She teaches Martial Arts, Sword, Chinese Archery, Acrobatics, Pa…

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Austin Avery

Austin Avery

Austin Avery was born and currently lives in Callahan, Florida. From a young age, he to developed a love for the outdoors, this supported by a family that enjoys hunting and fishing. This grew into…

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Jillian Ross

Jillian Ross

Jillian Ross, the Ferment Lady is wildly passionate about sharing her experiences with all things fermented, a practice she has been actively with for over a decade now. You can find her teaching “how to”…

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Jeffery Gottlieb

Jeffery Gottlieb

Jeffrey Gottlieb, MS (in Biology), has been a Naturalist, Outdoor Educator and Primitive Skills Instructor for more than 30 years. He works with school groups, nature centers, museums, scout troops and summer camps, builds full-sized…

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Kristen Davis

Kristen Davis

I have been making and selling seawater soap from rendered animal fat for 5 years. I sell locally at The Coconut Barrel as well as markets and shows. I would be happy to explain my…

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Catherine Jean

Catherine Jean

Catherine Jean is a Florida native, homesteader, and owns an outdoor learning center in Gainesville, FL: The FOLC Farm. She is a Wilderness EMT and teaches Wilderness First Aid, First Responder, CPR as well as…

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Tony Torre

Tony Torre

Tony is one of those rare individuals who not only knows lots of things and has lots of life experience but is able to teach usually difficult concepts in simple and easy to learn ways….

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Hakim Isler

Hakim Isler

Hakim Isler is the nation’s premier, professional African-American survivalist. He is most notably recognized for his appearances on Discovery Channel’s Naked & Afraid, Naked & Afraid XL, First Man Out and FOX’s Kicking & Screaming….

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Justin Cook

Justin Cook

Justin Cook grew up in the country on a farm in North Alabama. His interests in the outdoors began at a very early age. The pursuit of archery coupled with the curiosity of finding artifacts…

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