“Life is easy” said Jon Jandai a permacultrist from northeastern Thailand. He founded the Pun Pun Center for Self-reliance, an organic farm outside Chiang Mai, with his wife Peggy Reents in 2003. The farm doubles as a center for sustainable living and seed production, aiming to bring indigenous and rare seeds back into use.

Jon who build his own house naturally using local materials such as mud, clay, bamboo regularly hosts training on simple techniques to live more sustainably. He is a leader in bringing the natural building movement to Thailand, appearing as a spokesperson on dozens of publications and TV programs for the past 10 years.

In this video he appears at TED event – a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. He continually strives to find easier ways for people to fulfill their basic needs. For more information visit http://www.punpunthailand.org