Amy Newsome is a Kew-trained horticulturist, freelance beekeeper and passionate cook based in West London. Following a stint in the world of high fashion photography and digital marketing, Amy moved to the Cotswolds to retrain as a gardener and beekeeper, working with Raymond Blanc at Le Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons, and organic grower Anna Greenland at Soho Farmhouse. From there she set her sights on the ultimate botanical paradise, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, completing the Kew Diploma in Horticulture in September 2021. More recently, Amy has worked with prison reform charity Food Behind Bars, helping to bring bees and kitchen gardening into prisons. She has written for multiple publications, including Bloom magazine, on subjects such as single-origin honey and cooking over fire.