Biography

Susanna is a M.Sc. student in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Her research focuses on agricultural sustainability, and how the concept of food sovereignty can be used to understand the relationship between social and ecological processes in food systems. Her thesis project explores these themes in the context of the blueberry industry in British Columbia. She has had the opportunity to work on several farms in Canada, the US, and Latin America, with a particular interest in small ruminants. Susanna received a B.Sc. in environmental science from McGill University.

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With the global agricultural system in crisis, there is growing public understanding of issues surrounding food insecurity and the negative environmental impacts of agriculture. As a result, consumers are increasingly aware of the impacts of their food choices, weighing concerns about animal welfare, pesticide use, nutrition, and genetically …

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