Audrey Levasseur


In 1994 she graduated from Dawson College in Montreal with a diploma in Social Sciences. During the summers of 1995-1996, she worked as a farm labourer at the Cedar Creek Estate Winery in British Columbia. With a new found appreciation of the agricultural domain, she went on to obtain a technician`s diploma in fruit and vegetable production from the Institut de technologie Agro-Alimentaire de La Pocatière graduating in 1998. In summer of 1998, she returned to the Estate as a part of work study program to further her knowledge in farm management. Upon the  completion of her studies, she worked as a eco-counsellor for an agro-environmental  consultant group which catered to producers. As a part of her functions as an eco-counsellor, she attended a continuing education program on new innovative techniques in soil conservation. In mai of 1999, she joined our research team as a technician and is presently working on strawberries, apples and grapes, collecting data on known cultivars and new selections.