Shannon Courtney
Shannon Courtney is former editor-in-chief and co-founder of Salty, Prince Edward Island's comprehensive food and farm digest. Shannon completed her Masters of Environmental Studies at Queen's University, focusing her thesis research on how local food systems both depend on and create social capital.  The holistic-nutritionist-in-training has milked Jersey cows in Australia, almost overdosed on maple syrup in Prince Edward County, and explored Vermont's foodscape beyond Ben & Jerry's.
Gleaning knowledge

Gleaning knowledge

By Shannon Courtney Originally printed in Salty, Vol. 1, Issue 1, October 2016, saltyisland.com. Reprinted with permission. What do knitting, glee...

Gleaning knowledge

Gleaning knowledge

What do knitting, glee clubs, board games and food preserving have in common? If you guessed the 1950s, you wouldn’t be wrong, but these old-school...

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