Lyne Bellemare, Communications Coordinator for Seeds of Diversity Canada since 2009 and founder of Terre Promise, is passionate about permacultural and organic gardening. She is particularly concerned about the preservation of ancient, rare and heirloom seed varieties. Bachelor in Geography, she holds a certificate in International Cooperation and in Permaculture Design (PDC). Her articles are published in Seeds of Diversity magazine, AUWebzine and many other alternative newspapers. She delivers conferences on seed preservation throughout Quebec.