Our Structure

Farm & Food Care PEI is governed by a 10-member steering committee consisting of representatives from two commodity groups; the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries; the Department of Communities, Land and Environment; the PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee; two food processors; one board member from the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity; one PEI farmer; and one food retailer.  The committee provides strategic direction for developing initiatives that strengthen the connection between people and their food.

Farm & Food Care PEI Steering Committee:

  • Jim Bradley – General Manager, ADL
  • Greg Donald – General Manager, PEI Potato Board
  • Michele Dorsey – Deputy Minister, Department of Communities, Land and Environment
  • Rayanne Frizzell – PEI Agriculture Awareness Committee
  • John Jamieson – Deputy Minister, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
  • John MacQuarrie – Director of Sustainability, Cavendish Farms
  • David Mol – President, PEIFA, FFCSC Chair
  • Steve Read – Local Business Development Manager, Sobeys Atlantic
  • TBA – Canadian Centre for Food Integrity Board Member
  • Doug Thompson – General Manager, Dairy Farmers of PEI

Staff:

  • Kayla Nieuwhof and Santina Beaton – Farm & Food Care PEI Coordinators
  • Carleigh MacLeod - Farm & Food Care Event Planner Summer Student

Farm & Food Care PEI is a program of the PEI Federation of Agriculture and is supported by the PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.