Our Staff

Pat Learmonth  |  Director  |  Contact

Pat served as the Environmental Farm Plan Representative and Workshop Leader for Peterborough County for seven years, and co-founded the Kawartha Farm Stewardship Collaborative. She serves on the Peterborough County Stewardship Council, the Greater Peterborough Area Agricultural Advisory Committee and the Sustainable Peterborough Working Group on Food and Farming. Pat holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies (Trent University) and a degree in Law (University of Western Ontario). Through her work, teaching, research, consulting and personal experience, she has developed extensive networks with farms and farming organizations within the Kawartha region, as well as across Ontario. Pat and her husband own a farm near Peterborough.

Susan Chan  |  Consultant

Susan is a frequent consultant with Farms at Work, with expertise in many aspects of agricultural education and a special passion for pollinators. She also teaches in the Sustainable Agriculture program at Fleming College and in the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems program at Trent University. Susan holds a B.Sc (Agriculture) from McGill, an M.Sc in Environmental Biology (Pollination) from the University of Guelph, and a B.Ed. from the University of Western Ontario.