Reclaiming our identity as citizens to change our city.

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Carley-Jane Stanton is an Edmontonian who wears many hats in our food community. She is the founder of the Alder Food Security Society, a new non-profit organization aiming to make fresh, healthy food available to all Edmontonians, regardless of income. Carley-Jane has also been involved in food production through her time working as a farm hand with Riverbend Gardens, farmers’ markets through her role as the Market Manager for the Southwest Edmonton Farmers’ Market, and has completed research on farmers’ market programming in the Edmonton area as an Agriculture and Resource Economics student at the University of Alberta. She is an avid community gardener at Our Urban Eden downtown and is the youngest citizen appointed to the Edmonton Food Council.

Carley-Jane is a strong advocate of equitable food systems and believes that by reclaiming our identity as citizens with strength beyond purchasing power, we can revolutionize our food system.

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