Farmer, Ferme des Quatre-Temps and Author, The Market Gardener
Professor, New Mexico State University
Associate Professor of Agronomy & Agroecology, University of Dalhousie
President, Northern Farm Training Institute; Market gardener
Jackie Milne, the President and founder of the Northern Farm Training Institute, is a local Hay River Métis woman with over 25 years of successful market gardening. She created and executed the vision for building this holistic farm and educational centre to genuinely empower people to transform their lives. NFTI farm campus is designed for feeding 200 people in a remote northern community and supports a vibrant regenerative landscape while empowering northerners to build productive local farms and thriving, healthy resilient communities. Jackie is also the leader of the first Canadian Savory Hub, which is a global network of regenerative agriculture teachers committed to Holistic Management.
Acting Deputy Director, Environment Policy Division, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Laura Ortiz Montemayor
Impact Investing Advisor, Chief Purpose Officer and Systems Entrepreneur, SVX México
Author and Founder, Center for Sustainable Medicine
Calla Rose Ostrander
Climate Change Policy, Science Communications and Strategy Advisor
Farmer, Polyface Farm
Joel Salatin, 61, calls himself a Christian libertarian environmentalist capitalist lunatic farmer. Others who like him call him the most famous farmer in the world. He is also a lecturer, and author whose books include Folks, This Ain't Normal; You Can Farm; and Salad Bar Beef. Salatin raises livestock using holistic management methods of animal husbandry on his Polyface Farm in Swoope, Virginia, in the Shenandoah Valley.