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.
Pablo is an ecologist with experience in urban organic agriculture, teaching children and youth to grow food, planting flowering beds, and building wildlife habitats. Pablo has been working as garden facilitator for EarthBites since 2016. Pablo works closely with teachers and students at several schools to transform their school grounds into a space where nature can be experienced.
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 works 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.
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
Courtney is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and a certified Personal Trainer. She is dedicated to teaching adults and children on how to connect to their bodies so that they can make empowered, healthy decisions. Her focus is to guide them so that they can establish good relationships with food and themselves.
Courtney has been working as a facilitator with EarthBites since 2019. Working with young inquisitive minds is rewarding to her, as the students are a catalyst to effect and shape the future of our communities.