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Ellen Rignell

Ellen Rignell

Ellen Rignell

Ellen is a grower and seed producer at Trill Farm Garden. She coordinates seed production in the market garden for on farm use and for sale to seed companies such as the Real Seed Catalogue. She is the South West regional coordinator for the UK and Ireland Seed Sovereignty programme, developing grower networks as well as seed production training and mentoring opportunities. She studied Plant Sciences at Sheffield University, specialising in soil health and minimum tillage. She then went on to work in agricultural plant pathology before moving to the South West to get back to the land and has been there ever since!