Coffee and Jam #289 SHOUTOUTS

Coffee & Jam is Christchurch's longest running weekly meet up for entrepreneurial-minded people. It’s a great place to see ordinary people doing extraordinary things, be inspired, network, and share in an innovative space.

This week's speakers are:

1. Bailey Peryman - Cultivate Christchurch


Alongside growing Cultivate, Bailey is the National Councillor for Soil and Health NZ, acting as co-Chairperson. He has a passion for developing sustainable environmental management, specifically focusing on local organic food initiatives that support local communities and add value to people's lives. Cultivate's mission is to build a network of productive urban farms across New Zealand powered by local communities and with a focus on supporting young people towards a life of inspiration and value. 


2. Kaila Colbin - Grow 


Kaila is the CEO of Boma New Zealand and co-founder of Boma Global. She is also the founder of Missing Link Consultants, the co-founder of Ministry of Awesome, a board director of ChristchurchNZ and board deputy chair of Core Education. Further, Kaila is the Curator and Licensee for TEDx Christchurch and TEDxScott Base in Antarctica, as well as acting as Chair for the New York based culinary school - Natural Gourmet Institute. She will explain why Boma believes there is a critical discussion that needs to be had around our planet's agricultural future and how Grow 2019 has been curated to drive a more innovative, sustainable, collaborative, and profitable food and fibre sector in Aotearoa.

Coffee and Jam is your opportunity to meet new people in the Christchurch entrepreneurial ecosystem and indulge in a little bit of free coffee, jam and fresh bakery bread.

If you have an idea you'd like to pitch get in touch with Milena at



1) If anyone would like somebody to talk to or share a walk on the beach with, you can contact Kerryn at 027 817 4165. 

2) Kate is a trained kinesiology practitioner and in the aftermath of the events of last Friday, she is offering free body balance sessions to help calm down the nervous system. You can text her at 021 025 38122 or email her at

3) Collaborate, a volunteering platform at, has established Collaborate for Christchurch, a Facebook group to coordinate volunteering and donations needed by those affected by Friday's terrorist attack. Join us to ensure there is support for victims and families in the coming weeks and months. 

4) Help Abdul Nazer take his beloved wife Ansi back to her Motherland. Click here to read about their dream that has died last Friday. You can donate here

5) Grant Fowlds Rhino Conservationist: Tuesday, 26th of March at Christ's College. To book your ticket or find out more click here.