Australian Dr. Barbara Ford built her first solar oven in 1994, and she has since gone on to run workshops at Northey Street City Farm, give talks at schools, and demonstrate solar cooking at environmental fairs. She is a medical doctor, public health specialist, and permaculture expert. Barbara's first exposure to the power of solar cooking to transform people's lives was while she was medical co-ordinator for the Red Cross in Sudan.
News and recent developments
- January 2010: On New Year's Day Barbara Ford gave a presentation at the Woodford Folk Festival in Australia, entitled "Cooking With the Sun".
- Woodford Folk Festival (Audio interview): "Cooking with the Sun" Jan 1st, 2010 Scroll down to "12.30 Cooking with the Sun with Barbara Ford".