Patrick Holden is the founder and chief executive of the Sustainable Food Trust. Prior to this he was director of the Soil Association (until 2010). His farming experience spans nearly 50 years - Holden Farm Dairy, now the longest established organic dairy farm in West Wales, where he produces Hafod cheese from the milk of his 80 Ayrshire cows.
He is Patron of the UK Biodynamic Association and was awarded the CBE for services to organic farming in 2005.
Patrick is passionate about the application of Nature’s principles of Harmony to food and farming, which is explored in the SFT’s initiative, The Harmony Project.