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 East Central Farm Stewardship Collaborative. She serves on the Peterborough County Stewardship Council, Chairs the Peterborough Economic  Development Agricultural Advisory Committee and Co-chairs 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 | Contact

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. 



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Patricia Wilson | Agricultural Stewardship Coordinator | Contact

Patricia is a recent Trent University graduate with an Honours degree in Biology (BSc.) and a Specialization in Conservation Biology. She has worked with livestock in rural Australia, and has completed an internship at Riverview Park & Zoo doing an outreach and education project on Eastern Loggerhead Shrike. In her spare time Patricia  has volunteered on a number of projects, from brook trout surveys with the Peterborough Field Naturalists to pre-volant bat surveys and owl banding with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry and endangered species  and stewardship work with the Kawartha Land Trust . She is an active member of the Peterborough community and serves as a director on the Peterborough County Stewardship Council. You may also know her as our Local Food Month Coordinator this year!