Community Supported Agriculture and Community Land Trusts

Information on CSAs and CLTs

Community Land Advistory Service. An impartial, collaborative service aiming to increase community access to land across the UK. CLAS helps communities and land managers gain satisfactory agreements on access to land by providing guidance on technical lease agreements and related issues. CLAS offers both hands-on help and online information resources to both landowners and community organisations.

Community Supported Agriculture. Everything you need to know about setting up a CSA and joining the CSA network.

Community Finance Solutions provide a series of leaflets on Community Land Trusts.

Making Local Food Work was a project that aimed to reconnect people and land through local food by increasing access to fresh, healthy, local food with clear, traceable origins. You can find an archive of useful publications on their archived website.

North Lancashire Community Land Trust makes land and buildings available to the local community for affordable housing, work places, leisure, training, educational and community development purposes.

Finding Land to Grow Food: Community Groups’ Guide to Legal Issues. This is a great manual from the Soil Association for groups wanting to find land for producing local food.

Community Land Trusts.
This website has been set up to assist the development of community land trusts as a solution for affordable housing, amenity and workspace in Britain. It is intended to be used by community leaders, parish councillors, a range of housing practitioners, rural housing enablers, policy makers, community activists, economic and social development enablers.