Alicia Miller

Alicia Miller runs Troed y Rhiw Organics, an organic horticulture farm in West Wales, with her partner Nathan Richards. Born in the United States, she’s a long way from home but loves her life in the wild west of Wales. She works as a freelance writer and editor and understands sustainable food from the hands on perspective of growing food on a small family-run farm. She graduated with distinction from Stanford University and is currently pursuing a phd at Birkbeck College, University of London, writing on issues of artists practice and gentrification.

Fir Farm Conference

Fir Farm Conference in review

The Conference was framed by the launch of the Sustainable Food Trust’s report, Feeding Britain from the Ground Up, which proposes a plan for how the UK could sustainably feed itself. It’s both a radical and eminently sensible proposal.

July 14, 2022

vegetarian deli

Thinking food: What’s ‘healthy’ and ‘sustainable’?

You can be an omnivore that eats grass-fed beef and lamb, or a vegetarian enjoying plain yoghurt or go vegan and veg out on veg – just don’t make your staple diet one of ultra-processed junk food.

February 10, 2022

Oxford Real Farming Conference

Oxford Real Farming Conference 2022 in review

Our conversations at the ORFC are so valuable, especially as we move forward in a world that sits on a tipping point. We need to share these conversations with people outside our relatively small circle of believers.

January 17, 2022

brussel sprouts

The value of veg

But, just like when the pandemic hit, there is a great way round the potential shortages at the supermarket: local food producers. While there is a widespread misconception that anything local is also more expensive, you’d might be surprised about the value that local food delivers.

December 21, 2021


Talking giblets: animal welfare and the Christmas turkey

Try and choose a bird that has lived the best possible life for the budget you have available, and indulge in your Christmas dinner without the nasty after-taste of animal suffering on your conscience.

December 15, 2021


Where do we go from here?

We need to move forward with agroecological regenerative mixed rotational farming that embraces a holistic engagement with the land that is farmed, ensuring that everything in and on it has a place within a frame of practice that could be called ‘Ecology Now’.

September 21, 2021

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