Arzeena Hamir is a farmer and agronomist from the Comox Valley. She holds a B.Sc in Crop Science from the University of Guelph, and a Master’s degree in Sustainable Agriculture from the University of London, England. Arzeena worked as a CUSO volunteer in Thailand and as a researcher in Jamaica, India, and Bangladesh. She was the staff agrologist for West Coast Seeds, ran her own seed company, Terra Viva Organics, and was the Coordinator of the Richmond Food Security Society. In 2015, Arzeena was one of the founding members of Merville Organics Growers Cooperative.