Jessica Valois

Jessica Valois, native to Saskatchewan, is an inspired and compassionate Fransaskois. She is passionate about human and environmental justice issues, sustainability and the arts. Jessica graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Ottawa in 2010, in Environmental Studies. She has travelled, worked, and volunteered widely across Canada, namely in areas of food security, permaculture, natural resource management, and holistic health practices. Her current pursuits in Saskatoon aim to help others learn to grow their own food, farm to table, and lead healthier lifestyles for themselves and the planet. She values cross-cultural competency, reconciliation of injustice, being an ally for others, and being a part of projects that change your way of being. She finds belonging in community, nature, hula hooping, yoga, and is proud to be a part of this year’s Saskatoon Next Up cohort, 2016-2017.