Maggie Haynes

After serving in the Intelligence Corps for 21 years, followed by 5 years security consultancy Maggie decided that she wanted to pursue a project that had sustainability at its heart. With 2 young children she felt that she wanted to be able to make a difference in some way that...

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...

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...

Abi Young

Abi joined the Tuppenny team in 2016 and is passionate about outdoor education and in particular making sure everyone knows how to help the bees! She has a background in primary education and has also taught English abroad. She previously enjoyed success with The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea...

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...

Sonia Rasbery

Sonia Rasbery

Sonia is an access and learning consultant working with a range of organisations including museums, galleries, archives, and community groups. Sonia’s consultancy work brings together her interest in growing your own food, green issues and sustainability with her experience with a wide range of audiences through working with the cultural...

Duncan Bryant

Helen Wright

With a passion for natural health, gardening and sustainability, Tuppenny Barn was a natural fit for Helen. Hooked in initially by the fabulous salad bags(!), she soon became an Education Volunteer before taking on the role of Head Gardener. Helen has always been an ‘outdoor girl’ and her love of...

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.

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...