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 […]
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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.
Invitation to pledge support for the community buy-out of farmland abutting Hawkwood College land on the West, North and South. It’s now or never! Hammonds Farm is now for sale, as from 1st June. This arable and beef farm is within close walking distance of Stroud. It surrounds Hawkwood College land on the North, West […]
Stroud Community Agriculture is launching a new project, and looking for land. The four-acre ‘Starter Farm’ will be a springboard into sustainable agriculture for new growers from non-farming backgrounds. SCA is a thriving community farm created twelve years ago, supplying biodynamic vegetables and organic meat to 220 households in the Stroud area. With the farm […]
Guardian Letters, Published on 19 April 2014 Dear Editor, It’s not just Lord Myner’s proposed Co-op Group reforms that may be rejected by the Co-op Group Board, (P2, Guardian., 14.4.2014) but also co-op members’ proposals for community buy outs of the Group’s farms. It is shocking that the Group has ditched its co-op values and […]