Loft32 will deliver elite services

Achieve your goals with expertise and strategic thinking with the Loft32 network – grounded in practical experience, context and connections.

Loft32 is a network of dynamic professionals with a deep background in agriculture, food, business and strategic communications. We can help you achieve your business goals by connecting you with the expertise you need.

The Grow Our People Summit.

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The Loft32 network can add depth to your bench to get the job done.

Elevating conversations on food and farming


Meet some of the brightest and best speakers on food and agriculture topics from across North America. Put credible content and dynamic presenters on your next event menu.

Elevate your people


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Elevate your business


Looking for context or strategic insights on an issue or communications approach? Meet our network. Add some depth to the bench for your next project or program.

So why Loft32?

Our team

Achieve your goals with expertise and strategic thinking with the Loft32 network – grounded in practical experience, context and connections.

Meet the Team

Crystal Mackay Loft32 Founder and CEO

Crystal Mackay

Founder & CEO

From CEOs, to the media, right through to the Queen of England herself, Crystal has been leading efforts to connect supply chains and consumers with their food and the people who produce it for 25 years.

Crystal is a recognized leader in communications and collaboration in food and farming. Her pioneering spirit helped shape many well recognized efforts in public trust in the food system, including serving as the inaugural CEO of both the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity and Farm & Food Care.

She is a dynamic presenter and facilitator who has delivered hundreds of presentations to a broad range of audiences around the globe. Her presentation styles is a unique mix of humour, rich content and practical calls to action. Keynote speaking, communications training and coaching, and leading strategic thinking are her work superpowers.

Her connections across the food system are deep, built by her unique work experience and volunteer roles over the years. She currently Chairs the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef Communications Committee, serves as a mentor for several youth, and is a Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Board Member. Crystal was named one of the seven Most Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture by Annex Business Media in 2021.

Crystal is a proud graduate of the University of Guelph and several executive leadership, training and business management programs. Her work ethic and dedication to getting the job done on time and on budget grew from her farm roots in the Ottawa Valley.

Maggie Van Camp

Founder & DOF

Loft32 founder and Director of Fun, Maggie Van Camp is also National Agricultural Practice Development Leader with BDO Canada and CEO of Redcrest Farms, a chicken farm in Ontario.  Prior to her work with BDO, Maggie had a long career in agricultural publishing, including 12 years as Senior Business Editor with Country Guide magazine and has lived and worked in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. Maggie is passionate about helping farmers see the value of succession plans and created the practical “Because I Love You” list as a tool to help get them started.  

She grew up on a dairy farm and knows the power of hard work and humility… and electric fences. In 2021, Maggie was named one of the Top 50 in Canadian Agriculture by Canada’s Western Agribition.

Maggie Van Camp Loft32 Founder & DOF

Meet the Talent

Loft32 is built upon an extensive network and talent stable of agri-food system subject matter experts from across North America.   Agriculture and food is our bread and butter (pun intended!).

  • Dynamic speakers who customize presentations and understand your agriculture or food related audiences
  • Engaging trainers offer workshops on strategy, business and communications skills
  • Respected experts on many topics who can help advise you on strategy, programs and policies with content and valuable context. Hire them for a day or a project to help you meet your objectives.

Give us a call or send us an email to discuss your event, project or program needs and we will match you up with the right talent.

Meet a few of our Loft32 Talent Stable colleagues, speakers, trainers and respected experts.

And many more!