Adrian Southern is an aquaponic farmer and entrepreneur from the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, BC. After founding and operating an intensive urban farm and managing a local farmers market, he is currently steeped in all things aquaponics. After years of system perfection, he founds Raincoast Aquaponics and raises trout and vegetables for a living.


Whelm King is a business manager, project manager and entrepreneur. He has worked and consulted in a wide variety of fields including the arts, agriculture, publishing, media and law. He pursues his passions of food sustainability, ethics and rock climbing in Nanaimo, BC.