Contributor: Shannon Courtney

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.