This 41-acre (17- hectare) farm, just outside Stroud, was purchased by the community through the Biodynamic Land Trust in November 2015. Previously known as Lot 3, Hammonds Farm, the community renamed it Oakbrook Community Farm, inspired by the land’s beautiful spring-sourced, oak-lined brook. The farm is Demeter certified organic and in conversion to biodynamic. The…Continue reading Oakbrook Community Farm
The purpose of the Biodynamic Land Trust Limited is to secure land for biodynamic farming, gardening and food growing in the long term. We do this through partnerships, community involvement and shares. organisation The Biodynamic Land Trust (BDLT) is a charitable Community Benefit Society. We were established in 2011 and we are: registered with the…Continue reading About the Biodynamic Land Trust
The BDLT is registered with the Financial Conduct Authority as a Community Benefit Society (no. 31448R) and is exempt charity (no. XT33649), which means we are able to claim Gift Aid and other tax reliefs. We are governed by a Board of Directors in accordance with our Rules. The BDLT Community Benefit Society Rules protect…Continue reading Rules and Legal Structure
Aldo Leopold’s Land Ethic: We abuse the land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect. Sand County Almanac what is a land trust? A land trust is an organisation that takes…Continue reading What is a Land Trust?