Julia Parker is the author of a monthly online article Veg on the Ledge for LEON. She runs popular fruit and veg growing courses from her home in Sussex teaching people how to get the best from their patch however big or small (www.parkers-patch.com). As well as her workshops and webinars, she visits local schools to talk about the fun of growing something easy and tasty from seed. Julia moved from London with her family to Sussex 15 years ago giving her licence to turn a neglected walled garden back into a productive patch.
Ghillie James is the author of four popular books including the bestselling seasonal cookbook Jam, Jelly and Relish and health-conscious global cookbook Grains are Good. She was the food editor at Sainsbury’s Magazine for five years and now writes for a variety of publications including The Boston Globe and The Straits Times, Singapore. Her recipes have been featured in many newspapers and magazines including Stella, You, BBC Good Food, Waitrose Weekend, Sainsbury’s Magazine, Hello, The Week and The Sunday Telegraph. She has appeared on a variety of radio programmes including BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and BBC Radio London.
This dynamic team first worked together on the Tesco Food Magazine and have relished teaming up again to write The Little Grower’s Cookbook to share their love of kids, nature, gardening and healthy eating.