About John Ivanko and Lisa Kivirist
Lisa Kivirist and John Ivanko are innkeepers of the award-winning Inn Serendipity Bed & Breakfast, completely powered by the wind and sun. This husband-and-wife duo are national speakers, marketing consultants and co-authors of ECOpreneuring (a Gold Medalist from Axiom Business Books), Rural Renaissance and Edible Earth. They contribute to projects for the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition and the non-profit organization, Renewing the Countryside, providing success stories and practical resources for rural entrepreneurs and farmers. Kivirist is also a distinguished W.K. Kellogg Foundation Food and Society Fellow and program director for the Rural Women's Project of the Midwest Organic Sustainable Education Service. Ivanko is a professional photographer and the co-author of six multicultural children's books for the Global Fund for Children, including the award-winning Be My Neighbor, To Be an Artist and To Be a Kid. He has also contributed to numerous publications including Natural Home, BackHome Magazine, E Magazine, Mother Earth News, American Profile, Home Power, Hobby Farms, Islands, Parade, Wisconsin Trails and Scottish Life.
Former advertising agency fast-trackers, Lisa and John are nationally recognized for their contemporary approach to homesteading, ecopreneurship, conservation and more sustainable living. They share their farm with their son, a 10 kW Bergey wind turbine, and millions of ladybugs. For more information about Inn Serendipity, visit www.innserendipity.com.
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