Carlotta James is an eco-landscaper, community outreach specialist and long-distance runner. Carlotta graduated from the University of Toronto with an honours bachelor of arts in international relations and political science, where she subsequently was awarded a scholarship under the Canada-China Scholars’ Exchange Program to study advanced Chinese at Yunnan University.
In addition to her academic interests, Carlotta’s natural curiosity in the global community have led her to work and travel in China, South Africa, England, Australia and Mexico for six years. Carlotta currently lives in Peterborough with her family, where her passion for environmental sustainability is evident through her community work with Peterborough Pollinators. Carlotta is co-founder of Three Sisters Natural Landscapes, an eco-landscaping social enterprise dedicated to creating pollinator-friendly gardens in Peterborough and the Kawarthas. Carlotta is also co-founder of the Monarch Ultra, an international relay run, documentary and conservation project aimed at connecting communities across North America with common goals of Earth stewardship and biodiversity conservation. When Carlotta is not building gardens, she is found running along forest trails with her family and friends.