Cath Bryant

Cath started at TB as a volunteer fruit picker learning the difference between a jostaberry and a blackcurrant! With a passion for healthy eating and lifestyle which led to the past 8 years as a private caterer, cafe manager and chalet chef in France Cath feels very fortunate to work...

Helen Wright

Lettie Stratton

Lettie came to Tuppenny Barn from Idaho, USA with a background in organic farming, writing, and marketing/communications. She arrived one week before lockdown began and has stayed busy with a variety of garden, office, and shop tasks. When not at TB, Lettie likes to walk, cycle, play music, and enjoy...

Rosie Morgan

Rosie started working for Tuppenny Barn in 2016 after completing her horticultural training with the WFGA. She has a masters in Fine Art and is helping with the Tuppenny Barn Art Gallery.

Anna Webb

Anna joined Tuppenny Barn in 2020 having worked and volunteered in a number of roles across the voluntary sector, predominantly with organisations supporting children and young people. Through her work, both in the UK and internationally, she has developed a particular interest in youth work and social justice, and is...

Liz Pendry

Liz is an experienced primary teacher who also has a passion for food education. As well as teaching for many years in schools she has also taught cooking on “The Cooking Bus”, travelling around the country, teaching pupils and teachers. She loves to see young people discovering where food comes...

Kate McNicol

Kate worked as a GP in the Portsmouth area for 18 years before retiring in 2018. Kate was a gardening volunteer at Tuppenny Barn in 2019 and took up the fundraising role in March 2020.

Beverley Philpott

From an early age Bev had a passion for nature and the outdoor life, and she has always been a keen gardener with a particular interest in natural beekeeping. Bev moved to West Sussex and, during a foray for organic veg, came upon Tuppenny Barn, and immediately asked if she...

Janice Ostler

An Essex girl born and bred, Janice drifted through education ending up with a degree in Politics and International Studies from Southampton University. She then travelled for a while in both America and Europe, supporting herself by waitressing and chambermaiding en route. On return, she continued her ‘bohemian’ phase by...

Christine Iverson

A forager by heart, Christine loves nothing better than wandering the hedgerows looking for berries and plants to turn into jams, chutneys, alcohol, crafts and simple remedies. Fascinated by the folklore and superstition connected with wild plants, Christine writes monthly articles for two parish magazines to keep these old ways...