- Soil Association
- Phil Morley
Dr Phil Morley
Farmer and Grower Board Member
With a background of working on organic Urban farms and tree nurseries Phil completed his PhD in edible crop plant physiology in 1995 and started working at Wight Salads tomato producers on the Isle of Wight developing successful large-scale organic tomato production.
After leaving Wight Salads in 2008 and before re-joining them under a different name and ownership (APS Produce Ltd) in 2014, Phil worked as a Trade Relations manager at the Soil Association for two years. He also began an additional role as Technical Director for the British Tomato Growers’ Association which he does alongside his current APS Produce role as Group Director of Agronomy.
Phil has been, and is currently, Industry representative on several production sustainability focused AHDB Projects. He is also a trustee of the Glasshouse Crops Research Institute. A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture & sits on the Innovative Farmers Steering committee.
Phil currently lives on the Isle of Wight with his wife Alison who is a progressive Church of England Vicar in Seaview. Two of their children also live on the Island and they help them run an organic & regenerative agriculture smallholding supplying the local farmers market, box schemes and restaurants.