Who we are

The team

Colin Tudge

is a biologist by education and the author of Good Food for Everyone Forever. He is co-founder of the Campaign for Real Farming and is seeking to establish a College for Enlightened Agriculture.

Ruth West 

is married to Colin. She has worked as a consultant at the UN (WHO, UNEP) but now spends her time on food and farming issues, setting up Funding Enlightened Agriculture and the Campaign for Real Farming with Colin, and more recently The All Party Parliamentary Group on Agroecology with Pete Riley.

Tom Simpson

is ORFC Manager and joined the team in July 2018. He has worked at the Natural History Museum, the Linnean Society of London and as the manager of a park in East London. He is excited to be working with Ruth and Colin and to continue ORFC’s work providing a platform for those interested in food, farming and the land.

Hannah Fenton

returns for a fifth year running the operations for ORFC. She has a background in event management and is Manager of Good Food Oxford. She has recently been supporting the development of her partner’s apple juice business, Tiddly Pommes, and until recently was treasurer of the East Oxford Farmers’ Market.