Meet our team

Trustees of the Good Gardeners

Richard Higgins NDA PDC., Chairman and CEO

Amie Higgins AAT., Treasurer






Tammi Gustafson, Environmentalist and community leader






Alison Appiah, Ghanaian Consultant, health practitioner and schools programmes UK.





Chief executive and chief operating officer: Richard Higgins

Executive director of science and conservation: Richard Higgins

 Africa Consultant, Brendan Green,  with over 20 years experience in Africa. He has lived in Africa for 20 years and has started farms and food processing businesses in Kenya. He now lives in Birmingham with his family and runs our Birmingham office.

The Good Gardeners demonstration farm has many visitors from all over the world.

NorgesVel, part of the The Royal Norwegian Society who work in East Africa sent their senior advisor to visit whom we now partner with.

crop increases with No Dig Zero Till system
less labour, less weeds, no chemicals required
Senior Advisor to NorgesVel visits the GGI Demo Farm
Stunted due to missing essential nutrients in their diet (Africa)
Richard Higgins is dedicated to ending malnutrition










Ramsay Shewell Cooper, Arkley Manor, Barnet (deceased)

David Wilkin, Gloucester



We are registered with GIVE AS YOU LIVE and you can donate, when you purchase, through 4,200 shops.


Paul Bradley, chartered accountant, Gloucestershire


Lloyds Bank