Tim Mead

Tim Mead


Tim was born into a dairy-farming family in 1963. He lives with his wife Sarah on the original farm in the Yeo Valley on the edge of Blagdon Lake, Somerset. After qualifying as a chartered accountant in London, Tim joined the Yeo Valley business in 1987, Yeo Valley Organic is the UK’s largest organic brand and celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2024.The business is still family controlled, with 20% held by an employee benefit trust.

In 2017 after 30 years as a yogurt maker, Tim turned his attention to the farming side of the business and is still learning…..

How Do We Scale This? Taking Food Grown in Healthy Soil to the High Street

Old Dairy Tent

This panel will explore ways to democratize consumer access to food grown in regenerative systems without watering down standards (greenwashing) or short-changing the farmer. How do we get food grown in healthy soil to the average customer on the High Street? And how to tell them the story of why this is important? This panel […]