Rachael Roussin

Rachael is an Environmental Farm Plan Advisor for BC, is an educator on soil health and agricultural land, has operated a market garden, managed her local farmers’ market, and sits on several food and agriculture boards and committees. Rachael’s is the program lead and coordinator for the Kootenay and Boundary Farm Advisor program (KBFA), an agricultural extension program that supports producers to improve agricultural production and efficiency by helping find solutions to farm-specific production issues, coordinating educational events and connecting producers to information. Rachael has a Masters’ degree in Land and Water Systems from the faculty of Land and Food at UBC and brings over 10 years’ of experience coordinating environmental and agricultural programs and projects. Her technical background includes soil science, soil capability for agriculture, watershed management and climate change impacts and opportunities for agriculture.

Sectors: Agriculture, Farming, Commercial Farming, Environment, Waste Management
Location: RDCK/RDKB/RDEK and the Trust region
Website: kfba.ca
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram

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