Soils are essential to the ecosystems on which we rely – yet the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation estimates that a third of all soils are degraded – due to erosion, compaction, salinization, nutrient depletion, acidification, pollution and other processes caused by unsustainable land management. At this event, Transition Stroud explores these issues and solutions […]
Tag Archives | community farm buyouts
The Hammonds Farm Lot 3 community buy out is the stunning result of a successful community share offer from the Biodynamic Land Trust (BDLT), and will be publicly celebrated on Sunday October 11th at 6pm at Lansdown Hall, Stroud.
The Hawkwood Seed Festival on 19 July saw Jonathon Porritt visit the BDLT stand and discuss the Hammonds Farm Share Offer.
Dear Everyone, Thanks for your support to ensure that the Co-op Group Farms remain under Co-operative ownership. The deadline for bidding for the farms has now past and we await the announcement of who the Group Board selected as their preferred bidder.
Distress Fire Sale of Co-op Farms or a Co-op Farm Trust Buy Out? Tracy McVeigh wrote an article in the 4th May Observer entitled, ‘Co-ops £140mn farms sale aimed at Chinese buyers.’ As critics of the sale are saying, ‘this firesale will barely make a dent in the Co-op Group’s losses.’ Here is the blog […]