Who’s Who At The TFTA

Our Chairwoman – Kate Martin

Kate, with husband Will are first generation farmers in Cornwall with their two mini farmers Charlie and Flora. They have been producing Christmas birds to our high quality, independent Golden Turkey standard since 2015. Kate started with just 200 hundred birds as a small farm diversification project which rapidly became successful. Gradually increasing the number of birds produced each year to this year’s flock of 1400. The majority of turkeys are collected by customers from the farm just before Christmas and she also supplies a handful of small farm shops.

Kate is keen to spread awareness of the TFTA’s unique, independently audited accreditation, our TSG status and the nationwide group of Christmas turkey farmers producing to our Golden Turkey certification.

Kate brings energy, enthusiasm and experience in developing a successful Christmas turkey business, whilst also developing her pasture-fed shorthorn beef business and raising her two children on her farm near St Austell.

Treway Farm Kate Martin TFTA Chairwoman

Our President – Henry Bryant

One of the founder members of the Traditional Farmfresh Turkey Association, Henry Bryant was elected president in 2006.

Mr Bryant, now enjoying retired, was part of three generations of the Bryant family producing fruit and turkeys at Hernhill, near Faverham, in north Kent. The Christmas turkey enterprise was expanded soon after the formation of the TFTA and produced around 9000 free range bronze sold to local butchers, wholesalers and farmgate customers.

“The TFTA brought together like minded people to develop the market and proved the catalyst to drive our turkey business forward,” says Mr Bryant

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Golden Turkey TFTA Henry Bryant