What started as a one-off supper club in response to the effects of the climate crisis in Jamaica, oom continued to be inspired by how food could serve as a catalyst for connection.
oom's philosophical way of approaching creativity sees food, art, and design as an ecosystem – food being the sustenance, art being the environment, and design being the vessel.
This conversation will be in English & will be recorded and transcribed to our website at a later date.
Safiya Robinson is a creative cook, writer, wellness advocate and the founder of sisterwoman vegan, a plant based social enterprise exploring wellness through food. Inspired by her Black American, Jamaican and British heritage she creates plant forward dishes, believing that food is a healing modality, centring community, education and mindfulness in her work. With a focus on holistic wellness and mental health she creates spaces for critical food conversation and seeks to empower us all to think more critically about the food that we eat. Through supper clubs, cooking lessons, writing, events and food education, her focus is intentional nourishment. She is currently enrolled in a masters programme in the Anthropology of Food at SOAS University. Safiya was nominated one of Code Hospitality's Top 100 Women in Hospitality 2021.