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The Team

Amanda Marsh/Bermudez

Co-Founder / Root Member

Amanda a natural nurturer, space holder, and initiator. She is incredibly grateful for the opportunity to be a guardian of the land that hosts EcoMaste. Living an inspired and harmonious existence with the natural world is her passion.  She offers workshops and events in alternative healing modalities; yoga, breath work, meditation, herbalism, new moon circles and also teaches women how to utilize the wisdom and power of their menstruation cycle. At EcoMaste she plays many different roles from host, chef, gardener, event/operations manager, and oversees and coordinates many seen and unseen aspects.


Jose Bermudez

Co-Founder / Root Member

Jose is native to Bogotá Colombia. He grew up in the U.S.A but felt a pull that eventually led him to travel back to his home country and other countries, ultimately connecting back to himself.

Rooted in the earth and fluent in the disciplines of technology and hospitality. In 2009 he received his Bachelors of Arts in Computer Information and Technology. He began working in hospitality before going to college and continued to work, putting himself through college, gaining over 20 years experience in hospitality. Curiosity and love of nature guided him to explore nature-based education and holds certifications in, aquaponics, permaculture, bamboo building, and timber framing. 

Jose blends his experience, education, and passions to create holistic way of living, creating opportunities for people from all walks of life to grow in collaboration and harmony with nature.

Byron Escobar

Garden Manager

Byron is native to Costa Rica and he is enthusiastic about everything related to plants and growing organic food. He specializes in organic farming and garden design. He reads the land and understands what the native plants need. Byron has been transforming the gardens of Ecomaste to a thriving ecosystem. He is passionate about opportunities to contribute to the food security of the local community by supporting nutritional and medicinal uses of plants in the region.


Would you like to be part of our team? EcoMaste is calling in passionate, focused, dedicated, and heart centered individuals in the following professional fields: Sustainable Economy/Finances, Chef, and Hospitality. If you are that person, Please contact us


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