Steve Gullage is a Wildlife Biologist with a Master of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Science in Forestry and Environmental Management. He has worked extensively for consulting companies, government, and post-secondary educational institutions in many regions in his 20-year career. Steve is spearheading an alternative heat source greenhouse project in Labrador City through his employer, SEM Ltd. Steve has been interested in food security issues in Newfoundland and Labrador for over a decade. He is a mediocre backyard grower but learns more with each growing season. Steve has a Permaculture Design Certificate from the Permaculture Research Institute (Scotland, 2015) and is especially interested in applying the integrated principles of permaculture to food security issues in Newfoundland. Steve is the Treasurer of the Food Producers Forum and is a member of the Earth Sheltered Greenhouse team which is constructing a year-round greenhouse at the O’Brien Farm in St. John’s.