Airin Stephens - Program Director
Airin comes to Thunder Bay with over 20 years of youth education experience. She has worked in urban and outdoor classrooms, experiential education, and non-profit programs across the country. Airin has also spent a number of years working on ecological farms in Atlantic Canada. Recently, she completed a Masters of Arts in Education working with urban youth using their personal identities as a tool to critically engage in the world around them. Trained in the field of ecology, Airin brings to Roots to Harvest a passion for the natural environment together with her commitment to social justice to create culturally relevant pedagogy for the youth in the Roots to Harvest programs. If you are ever looking for Airin you will find her wandering the woods looking for birds, searching for a place to swim, making friends with strangers, searching the gardens for double legged carrots or in the kitchen processing and preserving food.