URBAN AGRICULTURE COORDINATOR
Arlene is passionate about growing, sharing and enjoying food. Prior to Ryerson, she was the coordinator of Concordia University’s Rooftop Greenhouse, and has worked in farms, kitchens and greenhouses across Canada. Arlene has a bachelor of Political Science and Human Geography from Concordia University and is a 2012 graduate of the Linnaea Farm Ecological Garden Design Program on Cortes Island, BC where she earned a certificate in Permaculture Design. As an avid enthusiast of urban permaculture, Arlene is always looking to share and trade ideas within the community to find innovative ways to incorporate local resources into the food cycle.