Arzeena Hamir is an agronomist and organic farmer from the Comox Valley. She and her husband manage Amara Farm, a 26 acre certified organic vegetable and blueberry farm. From 2008-2012 Arzeena was the Food Security Coordinator in Richmond where she helped manage the Sharing Farm as well establish Kwantlen University’s first Farm School. Soon after moving to the Courtenay, Arzeena launched the first salad bar program in the Comox Valley, which has now spread to 4 more schools. She is a fierce proponent of the Agricultural Land Reserve and was recently elected as Area B Director to the Comox Valley Regional District.