Jess Sinnott will talk about traditional bush plants and their uses as food and medicine. She will also bring along a few delicious dishes for us to sample that use traditional ingredients!
Jess is an owner and educator from the indigenous company Koori Kinnections which runs catering and educational programs for people of all ages: from bush food cooking classes to school incursions, guided bush walks, resource talks, weaving workshops and much more. It is a 100% Aboriginal owned and employed company in Sydney's Northern Suburbs.
Jess Sinnott is a Yuin and Wailwan woman living in Sydney. She has a wealth of knowledge about Aboriginal culture, history, and heritage from her family, community and co-workers. Jess has also worked as an Aboriginal Education Officer and Tour Guide for a number of renowned tourist attractions and organisations.
The Guringai Festival celebrates and recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culture and is held on the Northern Beaches and Guringai area of Sydney. The Festival starts on Sorry Day, 26 May and runs through to the end of NAIDOC Week in July.
7:15 PM at Nelson Heather Centre, Banksia Room, 5 Jacksons Road, North Narrabeen. Entry is by donation, all welcome!!
We also have a swap table for any items from your garden or items to reuse for others. There are also organic teas and coffees available, bring a plate of food to share.