Mary Gwynn is Chair of organisers of the acclaimed Penshurst Farmers Market, board member Kent Farmers Market Association, and author of seven food and cookery books including The Busy Mum’s Cookbook (Simon & Schuster), The WI Cookbook: The First 100 Years (Ebury), a social history of the last 100 years of the organisation, and Back in Time for Dinner (Bantam Press) written to support the original BBC2 TV series of the same name.
Mary was the founding editor of BBC Vegetarian Good Food and subsequently editor of M&S magazine.
She has worked as a consultant editor and trainer for Waitrose for 12 years.
She has appeared on the sofa with Richard and Judy, cooked at the NEC with chefs such as Rick Stein, Brian Turner and Gary Rhodes, and is the perfect face for the working mum’s model.
Areas of interest:
- Retail and consumer insights