Get Involved

Apply to the Calgary EATS Stewardship Group
Join a collection of interested and interesting individuals from across the local food system – we call ourselves the Calgary EATS! Stewardship Group. With people who know farming through to those who make waste recovery their forte, our mission is to be a catalyst in the development of a sustainable and resilient food system for Calgary and its surrounding areas.

To see a list of current membership, please scroll down. If you are interested in joining us as a member of the Calgary EATS! Stewardship Group, just subscribe to our email list and we’ll take it from there. Stewardship Group membership opportunities will typically be announced in the fall, so stay tuned!

Become an imagineCALGARY Partner
Calgary EATS! is a part of imagineCALGARY (100-year sustainability plan). If you are working towards the Calgary EATS! Food Vision in your work or life, sign up to be an imagineCALGARY partner to officially join the movement!

Volunteer with Calgary EATS
If you would like to volunteer with a Calgary EATS! project or event, we would love to connect with you! Send us an email to and we will do our best to find a volunteer opportunity that suits your interests and goals.

2016 Calgary EATS Stewardship Group members

The Stewardship Group is comprised of volunteers based on individual membership. We are engaged citizens but often bring many hats to the table as well. The membership term is annual with an application process open to all in the fall of each year.

Calgary EATS also engages partners and advisors who align with our Food Vision and support food system work. Please join our mailing list to keep in touch about membership opportunities.

Adam Huygen, Eden Project
Andrew Hewson, SAIT Culinary Program
Ashley McInnes, PhD candidate studying Canada’s food movement
Carla Bitz, City of Calgary Waste and Recycling & Alternate Root
Carol Pierce, MA thesis on foodshed mapping
Colin Smith, Green Event Services & Clean Collective
Daniel Keilback, MSc in Geography, Urban and Environmental Studies
Eleanor Finger, Calgary Public Library Foundation
Jamie Goth, City of Calgary Office of Sustainability
Janet Melrose, Calgary’s Cottage Gardener
Jessica Letizia, Calgary Regional Partnership
Jessica Vergata, PreServe Foodskills
Kate Stenson, HSCA Community Food Program & Calgary Harvest Board Member (Co-chair)
Laura-Leigh McKenzie, YYC Growers and Distributors
Lindsay Dowbush, Grow Calgary
Miriam Bankey, Calgary Urban Project Society
Renee MacKillop, farmer & The Alex Community Food Centre
Sierra Jensen, BSc Civil Environmental Engineering
Stacey Cedergren, Apiaries and Bees for Communities (Co-chair)