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OUR PATRONS

David Gower

David Gower

David is described as one of the most stylish left handed batsman of his era, David was also one of the most capped and highest scoring players during his period. He played 117 Test matches and 114 One Day Internationals for England and scored 8,231 and 3,170 runs respectively. He also led England to an Ashes victory in 1985. Today David is the main presenter of international cricket on the Sky Sports alongside another of our great supporters Sir Ian Botham.

Adam Henson

Adam Henson

One of Britain’s best-known farmers, Adam Henson, has joined the charity The Country Food Trust as patron, pledging his support to help tackle the UK’s growing issue of food poverty.  Adam is a familiar face to many as a TV presenter and tenant of the Cotswold Farm Park, a 650-hectare mixed farm in the Cotswolds, home to more than 50 breeding flock and herds of British rare breed farm animals.

Mark Hix MBE

Mark Hix MBE

Celebrated chef, restaurateur and food writer Mark Hix is known for his original take on British gastronomy. Mark is frequently lauded as one of London’s most eminent restaurateurs with an unrivalled knowledge of ingredients with provenance. He is an award-winning author and food writer.

Mark received an MBE for his services to hospitality in the New Years’ Honours list 2017.

Phil Spencer

Phil Spencer

Phil is a television presenter, author, businessman, property investor and journalist best known as co-presenter of long running property shows Location, Location, Location and Love It Or List It. For the past fifteen years Phil has also been a patron of St Mungo’s Homeless Charity based in London. Born and brought up on a family farm in Kent he is a country lad through and through. He now lives in Hampshire alongside his various dogs, chickens, horses and sheep.

Mike Robinson

Mike Robinson

Mike is one of the world’s most prominent game chefs and a champion of game meat. He is the owner of the Woodsman, Elder and Forge restaurant’s and co owns the legendary Michelin-starred Harwood Arms. He is the TV Presenter of Farming the Wild and is a passionate conservationist managing deer on over 40,000 acres of land.