Raised on a Somerset farm in the UK, attained his NDA degree at the Royal Berkshire College of Agriculture. Later he completed a ten year post graduate study of the works of Sir Albert Howard, the grandfather of organic farming, teaching from Hawaii to China. He presented the Howard (memorial) Lecture 2009 at Coventry University for Nigeria to 'Go Organic'. Transcript: responded to by HRH The Prince of Wales. He has recently spent three months at the Haiti earthquake disaster establishing the Howard Higgins process of rendering human waste into fertilizer in 30-90 days. (film available). He is the ecological and agricultural consultant to various groups including the NGO New Directions Foundation. He is a world leading exponent in this field, liasing with the Rodale Institute (USA). He has recently set up a Centre of Excellence and teaching centre for disease and pest free growing technique and fast turn round manufacture of fertilizer in the United Kingdom; Well End Permaculture Ltd., He has designed and developed the 'Thermo Bin Hot Box' that destroys pathogens in 14 days and makes TERRA PRETA with BIO CHAR that works in conjunction with the worlds cheapest (and fool proof) urine separator toilet.
His literary release in India, is an update of one of Howards world classics of the work he performed 100 years ago and is now called THE LOST SCIENCE OF ORGANIC CULTIVATION. This book includes the ancient method for making Bio Char + Nitrogen which equals TERRA PRETA!