Tim O'Hara founded the Rancho Mastatal Sustainability Education Center with his wife Robin Nunes in 2001. The site has since become one of most successful permaculture inspired projects in Central America. Tim is a former outdoor educator with a degree in Agricultural Economics from Cornell University. He served as an Agribusiness Volunteer in Uruguay with the United States Peace Corps in the early-to-mid 1990s, working to promote sustainable agriculture, and has worked in the corporate world in various capacities. His disheartening experience working for big business led him in search of a better way to work and live. Tim speaks fluent Spanish and has traveled extensively throughout Latin America. His current interests include local economies, Ultimate Frisbee, agroforestry, woodworking, wilderness medicine, reading, soccer, sustainable living, alternative cooking technologies, experiential education, and healthy communities.