Foodscape Business Coaching

You can build a successful foodscaping business... but you don't have to figure it all out on your own!

The Foodscaper is excited to offer professional business coaching services for entrepreneurs who already have young foodscaping businesses and are seeking support overcoming challenges and growing their business.

Schedule a session with a coach who specializes in your area of interest or one located close to your hardiness zone. 

Learn from the pros

Our coaches can support clients through some of the following challenges:

  • Setting up better internal systems for better communication, efficiency
  • Region-specific questions pertaining to site designs, edible landscaping plants, water management issues, regenerative practices, etc. 
  • Streamlining the life cycle of a client to offer outstanding service from start to finish
  • Mentorship with hiring practices, staff management and HR issues
  • Achieving life-work balance as an entrepreneur

Keith Shaljian

Owner, Bountiful BackyardsĀ 

Zone 7b

Strengths and interests:
  • Starting and business plans for a foodscaping business
  • Stormwater management
  • Cooperative business development
  • Earning a profit
  • Permaculture design basics
  • Setting up a consultation program
  • Workshop content and development
  • and much more
Work with Keith

Jeremy LekichĀ 

Co-founder, Nashville Foodscapes

Zone 7

Strengths and interests:
  • Sales and Client On-boarding
  • Ā Business Development (Growth Strategies, Organizational Leadership, Team Management, Communication systems)
  • Budgeting and Accounting
  • Knowledge of remarkable edible and medicinal plants for zones 5-7
Work with Jeremy

Matt Lebon 

Owner, Custom Foodscaping

Zone 6b

Strengths and interests:
  • Edible landscape plants and design
  • Business management
  • Vegetable garden design and implementation


Work with Matt

Rachel Belida 

Owner, Daily Harvest Designs

Zone 5a + virtual design services

Strengths and interests:
  • Edible landscape design
  • Permaculture design
  • Edible and medicinal plants (primarily zones 5-8)
  • Creating designs using SmartDraw
Work with Rachel