Wayne Amos operates Big Dog Farm, a conventional 3400 acres (1350 hectares) grain farm near Oxbow, Saskatchewan. Wayne has worked with farmers in El Salvador to establish a chile pepper processing co-operative. He worked to help set up the Canadian Caribbean Agricultural Exchange program. He sits on the Board of Directors of the Canadian Food Grains Bank. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Saskatchewan and has worked as a school teacher in rural Saskatchewan.