Chief Executive Officer, La Siembra Co-operative
Jennifer is the CEO of La Siembra Co-operative, creator of the Camino brand of Fair Trade and organic food products. Intent on building vibrant sustainable communities in Canada and overseas, Camino products support rural livelihoods through sustainable agriculture and value-add process in rural communities.
Prior to joining La Siembra, Jennifer worked in Ghana on a micro-credit and rural business development initiative and has also worked and volunteered in El Salvador, Mexico and Peru. Jennifer has a degree in Anthropology and Political Science from the University of Western Ontario that supports her work in business development with producer partners in the global south. When travelling (of which she does much of for La Siembra), Jennifer is always also on the lookout for the best live music and dancing venue.