Our team

Team 2022

Our precious team, of all ages and from all backgrounds. Thank you for being here!

JF and Guylaine

Jean-François and Guylaine, co-founders of jardins de l'écoumène

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Gabrielle

Director of the seed department, Gabrielle supervises the germination tests, gère the stocks of seeds and forms the bridge with the Gardens team. Holder of a higher education diploma in biodiversity preservation, she participates in safeguarding the heritage of open-pollinated seeds. This young woman with a lively community spirit adds her stone to the building of sovereignty and food security for the population!

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Operations attendant, Isabelle groups, checks, counts, packages, addresses and stamps packages sent to customers. Coming from a family with agricultural origins, she returns to her roots and loves it. She also has the opportunity to go play in the dirt too and never shys away from this pleasure. The site, where calm and harmony reign between humans, animals and plants, immediately charmed her.

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Jean-François

The indispensable Jean-François, administrative and financial director, sees that everything balances between the company's columns of figures. Although reserved by nature, he is kind-hearted and full of kindness. He finds it very stimulating to work with a team of people who share his convictions with so much passion!

France

France

After 10 years as a grocery store cashier, France took on the challenge of changing her life and joined our team as a operations attendant. We hope that the ecoumene gardens offer her a working environment that is attentive and attentive to her needs as an employee. His constant good humor brightens the days of his colleagues. 

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Felix

Félix is ​​a young man who grew up surrounded by the forest and who loves being there! Strong and very resourceful, he is the handyman of the place. As'operator, he drives vehicles and takes care of transporting heavy loads. He works with all the members of the team who greatly appreciate his jovial and dynamic nature. He is also a volunteer firefighter for the municipalities of St-Damien and Saint-Jean-de-Matha.

Victor

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This Bachelor of Arts always wears a big smile. A great nature enthusiast, Victor was introduced to growing vegetables very early: he made his first vegetable garden at the age of 8! His work experiences in production, hygiene and food safety serve him well in his role as responsible for manufacturing. Everyone appreciates his great curiosity, his creativity and his good humor.

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Mickaël

Mickaël first joined theÉcoumène as a temporary worker, but quickly demonstrated excellent skills that led him to more responsibilities. Curious and passionate about permaculture, he is seed extraction technician during the summer period and responsible for manufacturing of horticultural products during the cold season. His constant good humor makes him an endearing and engaging work colleague. 

Jeanne

Jeanne

Retired from her profession as a laboratory technician, Jeanne now participates in the activities ofbagging et germination tests. From her first day at the Jardins de l'écoumène, she discovered a welcoming and supportive work environment. 

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Iryna

Despite a background in biology and extensive experience in zoology, Iryna describes herself as an eternal learner. His passion for plants is not new; she has already won the competition for the most beautiful community vegetable garden in the City of Montreal! As operations attendant, she brilliantly takes on tasks requiring great patience such as bagging and finishing cleaning of certain batches of seeds.

Julie

Julie

Julie says she fell in love with her during her first visit to theÉcoumène. She decided to follow her inner voice and join our team. She now divides her time between field distribution or gardening tasks andAdministrative Assistant. Always smiling and open to new challenges, she is a valuable addition to our team.

Sylvie

Sylvie

Versatile, Sylvie participates in bagging, distributing orders, packaging Biochar and even in the gardens! Inasmuch as operations attendant, Sylvie shines with her humor and good humor. At the Gardens of the Ecoumene, she says she learned a lot about what the Earth has to offer us. And she surprises us with the challenges she accepts to take on. 

Sandrine

Sandrine

Sandrine, with her background in customer service and her DEP in secretarial work, takes on the role of retailer network coordinator. Very efficient and effective, she demonstrates a good sense of initiative to develop the network and improve the customer experience of retailers. It’s a pleasure to collaborate with her on new projects.

Camille

Camille

The creative Camille acts as marketing coordinator. Passionate about social networks, she transposes our passion and our vision of ecology into words, sounds and images. and ecosystems with the aim of inspiring people to develop their love of nature and gardening. In addition to being a young woman with ambitious goals, she is a dynamic, expressive and smiling colleague. 

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Jeremy

Jérémy demonstrates enthusiasm and natural leadership. As'operator, he handles and maintains the lift and rolling vehicles. He is also responsible for assembling garden structures and installing irrigation systems, in addition to being involved in the social committee by offering fun activities to the team. 

Antoine

Antoine

It is the quest for “living differently” and for alternative ways of doing things that has led Antoine towards theÉcoumène. The experience he has acquired in warehouse work allows him to take a fresh look at our practices and propose judicious avenues for optimization. Inasmuch as operations attendant, he is versatile and always open to learning new tasks.

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Luis

Luis joined the Jardins de l’écoumène in 2023 ashorticultural worker. With his background in cut flower cultivation, he developed a fine sense of observation and a great sense of autonomy in his work. Always calm and smiling, he is a colleague appreciated by the entire team. 

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Maygann

Maygann has been with the team for quite a while now. After taking on the role of distribution manager, she is now embarking on a new adventure, that of gardens. It can be said thatÉcoumène, she discovered a new passion for the horticultural world. She specializes in different methods ofseed extraction and packaging

Magda

Magda

With a bachelor's degree in social work, Magda was also immersed in the field of organic market gardening. Always on the lookout for good HR practices in line with the values ​​and vision of theÉcoumèneour HR coordinator is also involved in organizing activities at theÉcoumène. Participating in creating a healthy and stimulating work environment is at the heart of its priorities.

Adrien

Adrien

Adrien stands out for his calm and constancy. In the gardens of the ecoumene, he occupies the roles of IT coordinator. He is therefore an important player in optimizing our digital tools and putting new products online in the online store. Always quick to offer his help and support, it's no surprise that Adrien is so appreciated by his colleagues. 

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Stella
The day caretaker

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