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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.

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:

Hop Manifesto

the
hop
manifesto

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.

  • mr.
    kevin
    davies

    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.

  • mr.
    jeff
    howard

    COO

    An expert organic grower, Jeff previously managed a waste-to-energy startup and developed poverty solutions with Vibrant Communities Calgary.

  • ms.
    meghan
    perry

    CFO

    Combining financial savvy and environmental action, Meghan has been active in seven startups while steering the Board of Green Calgary.

  • ms.
    melissa
    hogg

    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.

  • mr.
    steve
    edgerton

    Batchmaker

    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.

  • mr.
    phil
    hunter

    Collections Lead

    Practiced as a waste reduction expert with the Recycling Council of Alberta, Phil now brings his solutions to life in our daily collection route.

  • mr.
    jason
    cagampan

    Batchmaker

    With a Master’s in Enviro Science, Jason honed his soil expertise by leading research at the University of Calgary Soil Science Lab.

  • mr.
    luke
    troniak

    Batchmaker

    Before his four-year exploration of Vietnam, Luke perfected the art of filtration in the craft brewing of Blue Buck.

  • mr.
    curtis
    pridham

    Collections Driver

    An Environmental Science student, Curtis first took action on waste by leading an overhaul of his college’s compost system.