A recent graduate of UBC, Amy Norgaard has a master’s in soil science with a specialization in organic vegetable production and worked with roughly 20 organic farms in B.C. to help them meet and balance their environmental and production goals.
David Zandvliet, a professor at Simon Fraser University, focuses on the intersection of culture and environment in his work developing research and teaching programs that equip students with a new way of thinking.
“These restaurants that are reaching out to me, they have websites, they have Instagram, but very few of them have TikTok,” Coleman says. TikTok is still a new enough social media platform that businesses haven’t yet fully embraced it, she says, but influencers have.