Cathy Holtslander

Cathy Holtslander has been involved in environmental advocacy with a focus on agriculture and food since the mid 1990s. Prior to joining the BFF team she worked for the Saskatchewan Eco Network, and co-published Synergy Magazine. She helped organize the founding conference of Beyond Factory Farming and co-edited the book “Beyond Factory Farming: Corporate Hog Barns and the Threat to Public Health, the Environment, and Rural Communities” based upon the conference presentations. She is on the Board of GRAIN, an international non-governmental organisation that promotes agricultural biodiversity based on people's control over genetic resources and local knowledge.