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Crystal Mackay, Mary Thornley, Brenda Trask Recognized with Excellence in Agriculture Awards


2023 Excellence in Agriculture award recipients |

Online media training programs launched

New training resources and coaching for people in agriculture and food

Farm Succession Planning “Because I Love You” List

By Loft32 founder Maggie Van Camp. It’s hard to think about, but if you were to die suddenly, do your family and business partners have the critical information they need to move forward? Create a “Because I love you” list by filling out the fields on the file attached. It will help you organize key […]

Mackay named one of 2021 Most Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture

Stefanie Croley, editorial director, agriculture, chats with Mackay in this episode of AgAnnexTalks, the first in this year’s series of podcasts with seven Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture.  Crystal Mackay is an agriculture advocate, entrepreneur and much more. Currently the founder/CEO of Loft32, which works to elevate businesses, people and the conversations on food and […]

Van Camp named one of the Top 50 Most Influential People in Canadian Agriculture

Posted February 24, 2021

Training program launched to help those new to working with farmers provides online training and access to experts in agriculture and food London, ON –  February 23, 2021 – While everyone has to eat, a surprisingly low percentage of us know the people who farm.  So…Your Client is a Farmer is a new online training resource that aims to change that. “Farmers are a unique […]

About Loft 32 – Elevating People, Business, and Conversations | Go Solo Magazine

Loft Talent Stable in the News

Changing Roles for Farm Women – Maggie Van Camp at AWC West 2017

Crystal Mackay

September Canada Poultry Magazine – 2023

Sustainable Solutions Podcast: From Guelph to Gainsville Creating Conscious Communicators with Crystal Mackay – May 2024

7 strategies for tackling tough topics – Canadian Poultry Magazine – by Crystal Mackay, March 2023

Building Bridges: Focus on people – Canadian Poultry Magazine – by Crystal Mackay, October 2022

Building Bridges: Improving conversations on food and farming – Canadian Poultry Magazine by Crystal Mackay, March 2022

Collaborating and communicating – Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture ( – 2021

Navigating the farm to food conversation during a pandemic — a LIVE! with Crystal Mackay – RealAgriculture, January 2021

Connecting farms, facts and feelings through storytelling – AGCanada – featuring Crystal Mackay October 2020,

Rethinking Canada’s Food System – Loft32 – featuring Crystal Mackay | February 2019, TVO The Agenda

What Happens When We Are Afraid of Foods? – Loft32 podcast featuring Crystal Mackay

IWCA Series: Crystal Mackay | Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture ( – Crystal Mackay, 2021

Collaborating and communicating | Influential Women in Canadian Agriculture ( – Crystal Mackay, 2021

2006 Ms. Crystal Mackay, BSc (Agr) ’92 | Alumni | University of Guelph (

U of G Alumna Named Food Day Canada Coordinator – U of G News ( – Crystal Mackay 2021

Crystal Mackay launches Loft32  | The Grower, July 2019