Craig Evans

Craig Evans,
Growing Opportunities Farm Community Co-op

is a Director with Nanaimo’s Growing Opportunities Farm Community Coop, a non-profit coop that partners with the Nanaimo Foodshare Society to manage two urban farms within the City. Craig has been active in the local food security movement for the last 35 years. In 2019, Nanaimo Foodshare was successful in convincing the city to purchase the Five Acres Farm, one of the last original farm homesteads dating back to the 1890’s. Craig is employed by Vancouver Island University as a Worksite Trainer, and teaches students with challenges and disabilities work skills necessary for success.

Find the shortest, simplest way between the earth, the hands, and the mouth” Lanza del Vasto

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