Heidi Oran owns Slow Acres Organics, a small-scale diversified farm located in Peterborough, Ontario. The farm started a test plot of hops in 2009 and had their first commercial harvest in 2012.
Janet Wallace grows and eats garlic with gusto. She is also the editor of The Canadian Organic Grower.
Jean Duval is a professional agrologist and a former board member of COG. He has served as an organic inspector, a technical advisor for McGill’s Ecological Agriculture project, and now works as an agro-environmental farm advisor to organic farmers in southern Quebec.
Jenna Empey is a young organic grower in Prince Edward County, Ontario, where tomatoes thrive. She is involved with the local chapter of COG as a chapter representative and treasurer, and participates as a member of the local Environmental Advisory Committee. There is some speculation among local folk that she is actually just a tomato in disguise.