About Us

Welcome to the Peaceful Growing Collective

We are a collective, based in the Northern Rivers of NSW, Australia,  who supports the growth of community in many forms expressions and explorations with a focus of expanding together in harmony. We bring together passionate, skilled and unique people who are here to support and empower the current generations to co-create a brighter, compassionate and aware future.

 Our founder, Lex Richards has been devoted to co-creating a harmonious, powerful, support network of meaningful relationships. He continues to show up for the community in a grounded, fun and active way. His dedication to this organisation is an inspiration and continues to illuminate all those around him.

What is the Peaceful Growing Collective?

When asked this question we often go into the explanation of what we do. Like how we run Bush-schools, do nature mentoring, run gatherings/medicine work for adults and do regenerative/edible landscaping.

But really the most important thing is how we do it.

How we relate, create and support each other. How we care and remember what’s important.

We encourage healthy relating with self, each other and nature. Through that ethos we create a supportive environment for the community to come together in a balanced way. 

Our logo has a seed spiralling out in all directions and opens up into a Ginkgo (Heart) shaped leaf. This represents the infinite potential and growth that can happen from a tiny seed.

The Ginkgo Biloba is a very unique plant as it has stayed as a species for over 100 million years. It remembers it’s ancestral roots and has watched the patterns of life and death for countless generations. It is also incredible at sequestering carbon dioxide and can live high C02 environments.

Maybe they will live long into the future also handling the adversity and changes yet to come..

As will the future generations of human kind. Which we hope to inspire with the guidance and simplicity of nature. 


Click to learn more about our offerings:

Nature Ninja (bush school)
Nature mentoring (one-on-one)
FTB (For the boys)
Nature in Human
Peaceful Landscaping