Steven Haylestrom, 46, is the Green Party of Canada candidate for Northumberland-Quinte West. Steven has run in three previous elections in the Oak Ridges riding, two at the provincial level and one at the federal level.
In 1995, Steven and his wife, M-J, opened the first all-organic grocery store in Mississauga, Ontario. Shortly thereafter, Steven and his family farmed certified organic land just outside Stouffville, and started an Organic Home Delivery service, providing fresh organic produce to hundreds of customers throughout the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
Steven has participated in a number of “hands-on” homeless initiatives in the GTA, and teaches a grade four Hebrew School class on Sundays. He is also a Member of both the Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee and the Economic Development Committee for the Municipality of Trent Hills.
Born and raised in Toronto (Parkdale, downtown west end), Steven and his family moved near Stouffville, Ontario in 1998 and then near Warkworth, Ontario in 2003. Steven and his wife, M-J, have two children, Sahara and Nafshiya.
Contact number: 705-924-9036