Elizabeth Quinn

In Creston, she leads Fields Forward Society, a food and agriculture organization and coordinated the Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake Economic Action Partnership securing a Rural Dividend grant to support economic development in the Valley. As the past Executive Director of the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets for eight years, she launched the popular farmers’ market nutrition coupon program with funding secured from the BC Ministry of Health and developed projects to support farmers and food processors. She has a degree in Resource Management and Environmental Studies from UBC as well as experience working for First Nations and Charities.

Sector: Community Food Initiatives
Location: Creston
Website: fieldsforward.ca
Social Media: Facebook

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