Our Mission

Backyard Revolutions seeks to help others recreate the lost connection with our food sources through education and building contained food systems in local backyards. We believe in the holistic philosophy of permaculture to heal ourselves, our communities, and our planet.  The foundation of our company philosophy is “Earth Care, People Care, Fair Share.” We put the earth first in all of our practices, and we pay our staff a living wage so that everyone involved in every project benefits greatly from a mutual respect of the planet and each other.

Our expertise and passion for permaculture bring a wide range of knowledge and skills to the table, including aquaponics, green building, backyard chickens, plant science and symbiosis, water efficiency, food forests, education, and community building.

Ryan Henry

Founder / Director
Permaculture Designer & Builder

Ryan’s expertise includes:
Backyard Chickens
Food Forests
Natural Building


Our Biggest Fans

“I hired Ryan as a consultant to help me get some ideas as to how to proceed with turning my drab, run-of-the-mill backyard into a beautiful, food producing sanctuary. Ryan had some amazing ideas and gave me a plethora of resources to consider! He is an extremely knowledgeable and kind human being! I look forward to working with him in the future! Thank you, Ryan, for all the time and attention you gave to me! We need more people like you in the world!”
-Joanne Shumake

“We’ve worked with Ryan on the design and blueprints for redoing our yard in Sunnyside. He went above and beyond with the creativity, planning, knowledge and really listening to what we wanted. Ryan is a kind, educator that came up with so many ideas that were detailed and beyond our expectations. He completed our plans ahead of time and under budget. I recommend talking to Ryan, he provides a earth friendly, community friendly paradigm shift to your space. Thanks Backyard Revolutions.”
– Brian Neal

“They have completed 2 projects at our home and we are 100% happy with their work! We can’t wait to finish the rest of the yard.”
-Linda Titus

“Beautiful, detailed design and Ryan was a great listener!”
– Lisa Wheeler

“We are very excited for this opportunity to learn, and to grow our own veggies for our community. Thanks for the sharing and inspiration.”
– Maureen Te Ruki, Street School, Tulsa, OK