Marina O’Connell details her design process for creating a farm in the most sustainable way for the land and people involved.
Articles in Smallholding Magazine about biodynamics and activity on the Trust’s farms – by Elisabeth Winkler
Lessons From Scotland
In recent years, the Scottish Highlands have become the epicentre of a land reform signiﬁcant for its strong embrace of culture and community. John Bryden and Charles Geisler take a closer look at how this can appeal to both conservative and progressive alike.
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Why People buy Shares
During 2005-6 approximately 8000 people from 24 countries donated a total of €1.5 million to purchase a 56 hectare organic farm (Fordhall Farm) in the English Midlands, much of it in £50 (€73) not-for-profit shares. What motivated these people to be part of the Fordhall venture and how did they benefit from it? John R Hegarty investigates.
CFLT – Evaluating the Benefits
Jim Sumberg of the New Economics Foundation has read through the literature on community land trusts in the UK and the USA. The benefits a CFLT delivers will depend on the context within which it was established and operates, its goals and management, and the level of engagement with and by the community.
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