High Riggs’ Pieter van Vliet wins award

June 13 2019

Pieter van Vliet, Ruskin Mill Trust’s biodynamic gardener at High Riggs Farm, Yorkshire, has been awarded Highly Commended in this year’s Soil Farmer of the Year Award. The award is well-deserved recognition for the work Pieter has been doing to restore the soil at the 100 acre biodynamic farm which provides delicious food for both the local community and students at Freeman College.

Producing an impressive yield of produce whilst at the same time operating as a care farm, and running an innovative composting systems were all recognised as attributes by the judges.

Pieter at High Riggs Farm in Yorkshire


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