Produce to the People of Cooee was established in 2009 as a social profit food relief organisation. Set on two acres within Burnie High School, twelve volunteers operate a four-season farm, education centre and emergency food relief hub. In 2016 they partnered with food organisations and retail companies and donated 41,000 kilos of fresh produce to 17,000 people from low-income households experiencing food insecurity.
Ricoh Business Centre Hobart has finished the search for community groups who are making a difference in your community. In order to recognise our community contributors, we encouraged nominations in the Ricoh Business Centre Hobart Community Group of the Year Award, part of the 2017 Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards.
Last Friday, our remote graphic designer Bec took this beautiful photo, she says "It's rare to see a blue sky here, so when I saw this I just had to share it!"
Daniel Watkins, a some time member of staff and son of a long time member of our service team, Phil Watkins, has just posted another video, this time he's kayaking British Columbia, Pacific North West and California!
Daniel Watkins, a some time member of staff and son of a long time member of our service team, Phil Watkins, has just posted a video of his four month Europe kayaking adventure in creek boats and slalom boats.
Daniel has represented Australia in many competitions both nationally and internationally and sets his eyes on the next Olympics. He accomplishes it all while working part-time at Ricoh and studying engineering at the University of Tasmania. Go Daniel!