Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands Region

Andrea Shaw
Comox, BC
[email protected]

Available for:

  • workshops
  • on-site consultations

Andrea Shaw is the Owner and Principal of AEL Agroecological Consulting. With over 12 years of experience in sustainable agriculture and environmental education, she has worked in the non-profit, public and private sectors as an Executive Director, project manager, event planner and informal educator. From 2007 to 2010 Andrea worked as the Agricultural Stewardship Coordinator for Langley Environmental Partners Society (LEPS) where she delivered manure and pasture management workshops for small-lot farmers and, in 2008, wrote the Land Management Guide for Horse Owners and Small-Lot Farmers. Andrea obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Agroecology, with a specialization in Animal Science, from the University of British Columbia and continued her education at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences in Aas, Norway where she earned a Master of Science degree in Agroecology. Andrea is also a Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) with the BC Institute of Agrologists.

Jamie Wallace
Lantzville, BC
[email protected]

Available for:

  • General information
  • Workshops

Jamie has been involved within the landscape industry for over 30 years, starting his career as an apprentice with the Vancouver Parks Board. In that time, he had some wonderful opportunities including working in Stanley Park and Windsor Great-Park in England and trekking in Bhutan. Jamie worked for a few years with one of Vancouver Island’s largest landscape firms as a commercial estimator, project manager, and general manager. More recently Jamie has been running a landscape/permaculture design and building firm with his wife Angela on Vancouver Island, planning and installing rainwater harvesting systems. He is currently seeking his Soil Food Web consultancy certification and in his spare time he has lots of fun making compost.