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Meet the team

Lucie Mayer

Interim operations lead

 

I am a long term member of the team that has helped Oxford City Farm come into being. Formerly Chair of Trustees, I have stepped into an interim operations role.

I love seeing people, animals and nature thrive on the farm - I am super proud of all the great stuff that goes on here. I am really looking forward to welcoming more people (and goats I hope!) to the site soon.

Phil Pritchard

Community Grower

 

I work with lots of the groups that visit Oxford City Farm, I host the school groups, volunteering sessions and paying guests.  I love to welcome wandering visitors who stumble in, often in awe at the peace and space we have created in the middle of the city.

 

I look after the plants and animals at the farm and I enjoy sharing my passion for life and nature with anyone who’ll listen. I look forward to seeing the farm grow into an accessible community hub where everyone can feel at home.

Emma Hood

Project worker and Rose Hill lead

 

I facilitate the Wednesday weekly volunteer session at the Farm, and also work on our project teaming up with Rose Hill residents - we’ve done 1:1 family sessions during lockdowns and we now run regular family Saturdays and sessions with adults too.

I love hearing people come through the gate and say (very regularly!) - “Wow this is such an oasis!”  It is for me too.  I’m looking forward to seeing more and more of the community develop their own Farm projects and feeling like they belong here.

 

Sophia Stewart Liberty

Kitchen Lead

I feel so lucky to have the role of  Kitchen Lead!

 

I've taught food technology for many years, and am passionate about nutritional health, cooking and persuading people that any vegetable, prepared with love, can be delicious.

 

When you can pick a fruit or a vegetable, as we can here, and turn it into a meal within minutes, fresh food really does taste better!

Maria Eugenia Ramundo

Volunteers Coordinator

My name is Maria and I started at the Farm as a Volunteer Grower and Produce Assistant in July 2020. Four months later, I was offered a paid position as a Volunteers Coordinator. Today I keep both roles, helping with gardening and distribution tasks, and coordinating the volunteer's rota for all events at the Farm. 

I am very lucky to be part of this amazing Project, working along with a wonderful Team.

 

Callum Seale

Community Farming Assistant

Since the beginning of September 2021, as part of the Government Kickstart programme I have been working 3 days per week, learning the function of the farm and to assist my co-workers with their responsibilities. This is a joyful and unique experience to be enjoyed by everybody and I am so happy to be a part of this team.

As a Community Farming Assistant my role is varied and interesting - I get to be involved in a wide range of activities. 

I love spending time on the Farm and am so happy to help or advise volunteers and visitors wherever I can. 


The Trustees

The staff are supported in their work by a skilled and committed Trustee team - with immense thanks to:

Lucy Davies - chair,

John Manton - Secretary,

Nick Rose,

Cath Wilson,

Jane Fisher,

Catherine McCosker and

Maria Bates.