pounds of food scraps have been saved from landfill by Hop’s closed loop.
Pound by pound, it has been transformed into our signature product, Hop Organic Craft Compost, to benefit local growers.
Each generation of food supports the next.
Hop's waste diversion has saved an estimated:
We cherish slow food.
Our devotion is to the chef fluent in seasonal organics, and to the grower who knows her ritual as a reprieve not a competition.
We value craft over convenience, and it guides all that we do.
Founder & CEO
Prior to Hop, Kevin had saved 700,000 pounds of waste from landfill and was named one of North America’s Top 45 Emerging Innovators.
An expert organic grower, Jeff previously managed a waste-to-energy startup and developed poverty solutions with Vibrant Communities Calgary.
Combining financial savvy and environmental action, Meghan has been active in seven startups while steering the Board of Green Calgary.
Vancouver Operations Lead
Melissa gained recognition for Nice Pops, her organic popsicle startup, which she ran while leading the production of bubble goods at Lush.
Educated in soil science and trained on an organic farm, Steve now applies a craft product skillset he learned in fine coffee through Phil & Sebastian.
Practiced as a waste reduction expert with the Recycling Council of Alberta, Phil now brings his solutions to life in our daily collection route.
With a Master’s in Enviro Science, Jason honed his soil expertise by leading research at the University of Calgary Soil Science Lab.
Before his four-year exploration of Vietnam, Luke perfected the art of filtration in the craft brewing of Blue Buck.
An Environmental Science student, Curtis first took action on waste by leading an overhaul of his college’s compost system.