Chair of London Food, London Mayor's Office
Rosie Boycott is a journalist and author. In 1971 she co-founded the feminist magazine Spare Rib with Marsha Rowe. Two years later she and Rowe co-founded Virago Press, a publishing concern committed to women's writing. She has worked on The Daily Mail, The Sunday Telegraph, Harpers and Queen and Esquire but is probably best known for her role as Editor of The Independent on Sunday, The Independent, and The Express.
Rosie has written several books including an autobiography: A Nice Girl Like Me: A Story of the Seventies; a novel, All For Love; and a non-fiction book about running a small-holding, Spotted Pigs and Green Tomatoes: A Year in the Life of Our Farm.
In 2008 she was appointed as Chair of London Food as part of Mayor of London Boris Johnson's commitment to help improve Londoners' access to healthy, locally produced and affordable food.