Greenham Reach Smallholdings In April last year we were granted planning permission to develop our first affordable smallholdings for new entrants to ecological agriculture. Find out how work has progressed.
Small is Successful
This report examines eight smallholdings with ecological land-based businesses on 10 acres or less. The smallholdings demonstrate that economically viable and highly sustainable land based livelihoods can be created on holdings of this size. While the incomes generated would be described as modest, none of the smallholdings receive subsidies, and the income we have examined does not include money from non-agricultural activities, such as any courses, consultancy work or B&Bs that the smallholders also provide. For more information and to download the report.
News and Events: July
ELC's Zoe Wangler joins Stir to Action and Share Energy at this year's Green Gathering to discuss whether "common ownership is an idea fit for a post-Thatcher society - what cultural obstacles do we need to overcome?", 31 July, 4pm, Chepstow: Green Gathering
2013 Social Accounts
Our 2013 social accounts are now available. Tell us what you think, good or bad! Contact us.
Our mission is to provide affordable opportunities for ecological land-based businesses in the UK. We support rural regeneration by developing affordable sites for farming, forestry and other rural enterprises which are viable and ecologically beneficial.