Sarah and Beverley Milner Simonds, South West
Beverley is a good-life loving woman who has puts her heart into her various food projects in Somerset. She is a Founder and Director of the Burnham on Sea Food & Drink Festival (runner up in the Bring Home the Harvest competitions in 2013 & 14) and a guest blogger for Love British Food. She is fast becoming the go-to person for opinion on food & drink production in and around Somerset. She is a judge for Taste of the West, Great Taste Awards and the Bristol & Bath Good Food Awards.
Sarah comes from a family of dairy farmers and brewers so a career that focused on food & drink seemed inevitable. She is Founder and Director of The People's Plot, a social enterprise connecting communities with the land. She leads a food and farming education programme in the south-west, delivers horticulture training and designs community gardens. Together with her wife she founded and runs the Burnham on Sea Food & Drink Festival. She is a judge for Taste of the West, Great Taste Awards, the Bath Good Food Awards and the Royal Berkshire Show.