Suzanne is an entrepreneur and co-founded, with her husband Dominic, the award winning family restaurant Rocky Mountain Flatbread. At the same time they founded EarthBites Society. EarthBites was created to connect kids with their food.
Through leading a diverse & amazing team with backgrounds in urban agriculture, nutrition & entrepreneurship the EarthBites Team are busy designing school gardens, workshops & school garden program which connect students in innovative ways with their food!
Brendan is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist & experienced in urban growing – working on his Uncle’s Farm & at the Vancouver Farmer’s Market.
Brendan has worked as a lead EarthBites for the last 10 years. You can find him busy designing & building school garden infrastructure projects, leading engaging workshops with students & teachers in person & on-line.
Allison has been an active gardener all her life and has been involved with school gardens in various capacities for the last 9 years.
She has formal horticultural training, experience as a landscaper and in retail nurseries, and is an active member of the Vancouver Master Gardeners Association volunteering on community projects, and completing many hours of education each year.
Allison has hands-on classroom experience as a long time volunteer with Growing Chefs and was parent garden coordinator at a local elementary school for several years. Allison joined Earthbites as a facilitator in 2019
Krista is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and has a certificate in Permaculture Design. She has experience in urban organic food growing, and growing & using native plants and herbs for food and skin care. As a Holistic Nutritionist, she helps families make sound food and lifestyle choices. Krista has been working as a facilitator with EarthBites since 2014; and as Program Manager since 2016. She enjoys sharing her knowledge of food growing and healthy eating with families in all of her school communities.
Christie’s experience as a child growing up in the family garden shaped her love for her life’s work in professional gardening. She graduated from the Ryerson school of Landscape Architecture in 1998, and then earned her certification in Organic Master Gardening from Langara in 2014. She has several years’ experience working in residential landscape design and maintenance, organic food growing, and loves to work with children! She is thrilled to be an EarthBites Facilitator and loves playing a role in shaping young gardeners and environmental stewards in her workshops.