Anita was raised on market farm in Southern Ontario and is thrilled to share her passion and experience for all things food related with RFSS. Not only has Anita spent many moons on farms, she is a certified landscape horticulturist and has worked in a number of community gardens and school gardens. In addition to her gardening and growing experience, Anita is a BC certified teacher specialized in Environmental Education and loves to help people make connections between their actions and the planet. She has worked in a wide range of non-profits including Vancouver Farmers Markets and Stanley Park Ecology Society, and also sits on the board of Camp Fircom Society.
Kelly was born in a small town in the outskirts of Shanghai, China, and grew up in Coquitlam, BC. The exposure to contrasting cultures encouraged her to embrace the abundant diversity of Greater Vancouver communities. Kelly is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, with a Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition, and Health. UBC is where she found passion for nutrition education, community programming, and food security. Kelly has previously contributed to the Vancouver School Board, Vancouver Coastal Health, United Way of the Fraser Valley, and UNICEF Rwanda in delivering health and nutrition programs. She is also an avid jogger, a curious foodie, and a volunteer EMR.
Geethu was born in Kochi, a small and very beautiful seaside city of Kerala which is the southern most state of India. She is a Graduate in Commerce and Tourism and holds a Master’s in International Business from Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. She has a passion for numbers, which is why she chose accounting as her career. She has worked with Ernst & Young in UK. She was also a TV host for a popular Indian Channel, Kairali and a Weddings and Events planner. Geethu’s professional background is a mix of accounting, guest relations and hospitality and thus she has developed a diverse skill set. Her other interests include, cooking, driving, and painting. She is now a proud member of RFSS