Katie Bevan is an entrepreneur and a wanna be artist. With a Fine Arts Degree and a Fashion Design Diploma under her belt she has the passion for creating. In 2010 a vision was born and with some dedication and motivation The FARM (fashion, art, retail market) opened it’s doors on Main Street in Downtown, North Bay. Since then Katie has felt a strong pull to become and understand the community which she lives and works in. This is done through many volunteer initiatives. Katie is Chair of a local arts council, CBACH. She also sits on a Cultural Roundtable for the City of North Bay. Other committees she involves herself with are the Downtown Gallery Hop and the D.I.A. (Downtown Improvement Association) When Katie isn’t volunteering she’s dreaming up ideas and celebrating local and Canadian independent designers that are featured at The FARM.