Moreka Jolar has been a chef at Hollyhock Lifelong Learning Centre for 15 years, where she also teaches cooking workshops. She is co-author of the bestselling cookbook, Hollyhock Cooks and co-owner/operator of Cook’s Cooperative. Her passion for growing food and the inseparable relationship between garden and table is evident in her fresh and light style of cooking intuitively with what is available and seasonal.
Heidi Scheifley has spent the past 15 years in kitchens in Greece, Southeast Asia, Egypt, Israel, Nepal, India, Hawaii and Hollyhock Lifelong Learning Centre on Cortes Island, British Columbia.. She received her certification as a Gourmet Natural Foods Chef at the Bauman College of Holistic Nutrition & Culinary Arts. Heidi is co-owner/operator of Cook’s Cooperative and is passionate about pure, local, and organic foods.