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Ben Raskin

BEN RASKIN is the Head of Horticulture at the Soil Association in the UK, and a father of two. He runs courses and training on organic growing and launched the Soil Association's flagship Organic Apprenticeship Scheme in 2007. Ben got the gardening bug working on an organic vineyard in northern Italy, and has worked in horticulture for 20 years, including a stint as Assistant Head Gardener at the UK charity Garden Organic. He is the author of Compost: A Family Guide and Grow: A Family Guide .