STEPHANIE HUGHES

Regional Program Coordinator,
Atlantic Canada
seed@acornorganic.org

Steph studied International Development Studies and Political Science at St. Mary’s University (Halifax, NS), where she focused her undergraduate research on genetically modified foods and developing food economies. Since then, Steph has traveled extensively, educating herself about food and farming issues, and worked for civil society organizations in Atlantic Canada and internationally. Favouring work that advances social and environmental justice and food sovereignty, Steph has recently worked for such fine organizations as the Nova Scotia Nature Trust, Food Action Research Centre, Ecology Action Centre, and the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network. Steph is a proud international WWOOFer, former urban farm apprentice, and a certified Permaculture designer. She is an experienced campaigner, bringing skills in community programming, communications, and public and media engagement to the Bauta Family Initiative community. Steph is based at The Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network (ACORN). Read more about the program in Atlantic Canada.