Head of Horticulture & Agroforestry, Soil Association
Ben has worked in the commercial growing world for nearly 30 years and has a wide range of practical horticultural experience, starting his career growing vegetables for chefs, box schemes and farm shops.
He is Head of Horticulture and Agroforestry for the Soil Association. He keeps his hand in on the field implementing the pioneering agroforestry system here at Eastbrook Farm.
He also works as an independent advisor, trainer and an author, writing books for children and grownups, including most recently “The woodchip handbook” and “Plant a tree – retree the world”