Foster running for seat on city council

City of Penticton: Foster, Ryan Councillor candidate

Ryan Foster

Ryan Foster

Since moving back to his home town of Penticton, from Vancouver, Foster has been very involved in community efforts, including treasurer of the Penticton Urban Agricultural Association.

He manages his family farm and fledgling food forest with his wife Natasza and daughter Nova, with help from his parents. Most recently Foster founded the Food Foresters Society of Canada.

He wants to support the efforts city council on economic development, jobs and tourism. But, he also wants to balance it by focusing on building a resilient and prosperous Penticton using simple solutions that benefit all our citizens.

The 31-year-old wants a city that attracts and keeps young people. He believes there needs to be more accountability to the public. Foster said as a councillor he would offer his attentiveness, listen to the public and be accountable to the citizens.