Mike grow up on a dairy farm Dorchester Dorset, at 16 then went to work on a pig farm, where he then ran their farrowing unit.
Having gone to agricultural college on leaving college, his next job was working for a brassica and potato farm inLinconshire.
Mike then left the industry to work in commerce for 20 years but the pull of roots brought him back to farming.
Mike started Heath For from nothing just 12 acres and a disused piggery building and a dream, he decided to back agricultural college to refresh his knowledge and gaining a BsC in agricultural at Writtle College.
Mike currently also works for a large Agricultural contacting company whilest growing Heath farm and pushing it to where it is today.