Convivium leader – Jo Cook is a qualified chef and local food curator who has been working in the food industry for 23 years, 20 of those in Hobart. Her work spans from growing food and the education of taste in schools to curating large scale events such as Dark MOFO’s Winter Feast.
Secretary – key organiser and stylist extra-ordinaire. Pam’s endless energy and ideas are pivotal to the success of our convivium’s many events.
Jenny is the invaluable driving force in our Convivium. Sustainability educator & grower of export-quality cherries (with husband Mick at Stonecrest Cherries) in her work life, visionary for Slow Food Hobart.
Grower of home produce and maker of divine bread & sheeps cheese products. Proud owner of Elliotdale flock.
Tasmanian food industry Royalty! Owner of Truckle & Co – providore, wholesaler & cooking school.
Julie is our Scientist! With a background in Ecology, Clinical Biochemistry & Business Management, Julie tracks government thinking re. agriculture in general, & GMO’s in particular.
Sue is a keen traveller, gardener and cyclist. She has a background in education and a strong commitment to multiculturalism. A member of her local Landcare group, Sue is interested in environmental issues.
Mary is passionate about supporting local businesses and revelling in the fine produce from our island – food which is ethically and sustainably sourced and healthy. Mary is the owner/operator of Gourmania Food Tours, a food tourism business in Hobart.
Owner/operator of Harvest Feast, with her partner Paul. Michelle sources the best of local and Australian organic/biodynamic produce for their Salamanca Market stall. Michelle brings to the committee her great knowledge of local producers and her lively spirit.