This week I talk to Helen Browning, OBE: Chief Executive of the Soil
Association, visionary organic farmer and, with her partner Tim, owner of The Royal Oak and Chop House, two places where the menu really does reflect what is available right now. This includes courgettes cooked deliciously in five different ways when there is a glut on!
Get ready for an uplifting, thought-provoking conversation which explores
many things including:
Helen’s own journey, from catching rats in the family’s dairies to earn pocket money, to taking over the farm in the mid 80s and finding herself ahead of the curve, not only in how she farmed but also how she sold her organic produce.
As you’ll learn, being ahead of the curve is not always an easy place to be…
We also try to put the world to rights, so we can solve the problem of feeding 10 billion humans and keeping the planet intact. That could mean we see lots of walnut, almond and fruit trees growing amongst our cereal crops in the future. Intrigued? Come and join the conversation …