On the 20th of June, we are bringing together a number of organisations and individuals inspired by E.F. Schumacher to share how his work has shaped practical action for sustainable change. Learn more about Helen Browning, who will be sharing how the Soil Association have helped create a food revolution.
Biography via the Soil Association.
Helen Browning farms 1,350 acres in Wiltshire, as a tenant of the Church of England, with dairy, beef, pig, sheep and arable enterprises. Her business ‘Helen Browning’s Organic’ supplies organic meat to multiple and independent retailers…and also runs the village pub. Helen became Chief Executive of the Soil Association in March 2011, and prior to that was Director of External Affairs at the National Trust.
Helen is also Chair of the Food Ethics Council and has been a member of several influential commissions concerning British agriculture and food, including the Curry Commission on the Future of Farming and Food; the Agriculture and Environment Biotechnology Commission; and the Meat and Livestock Commission. She was awarded an OBE in 1998 for services to organic farming.