Latest news from the ELC

30 October 2020

The farmers at Arlington recently won GOLD for the Ecological Land Cooperative at the CPRE Sussex Countryside Awards.

1 October 2020

BOOK REVIEW: A Small Farm Future by ELC Director Chris Smaje 

28 September 2020

We are on the look out for new sites! Exciting times. 

21 July 2020

Fanfield Farm were featured on BBC Countryfile on the 19th July 2020 in the section about the National Food Strategy and how small ecological farms are part of a solution for local resilient food systems. Tune in here (our bit starts at around 14 minutes) 

14 July 2020

Listen to Sinead of Aweside Farm as part of this webinar discussing race and farming in the UK, organised by The Landworkers' Alliance.

Watch the webinar here. 


3 June 2020

As of the 14th May 2020, our planning application to create two ecological small farms on our site at Furzehill (Land South Of Furzehill Green,Wiloxton Cross, Ilston, Swansea SA2 7LQ) has now been submitted

You can view our planning application and associated documents by clicking here.

1 June 2020

ELC members are warmly invited to attend this year’s Annual General Meeting, taking place online on Saturday 4th July from 2pm – 3.30pm. This will be the first time that we've held an online AGM and we look forward to welcoming those of you for whom it has not been possible to attend in the past because of travel and other constraints.

14 April 2020

We're super chuffed to release our brand new film about the work of the ...

9 March 2020

Small farms, big solutions -- join the ELC as an investor member

An ageing population of farmers, losses of small and family farms, huge barriers to land ownership and an unprecedented environmental crisis see the social enterprise Ecological Land Cooperative (ELC) announce a new Community Share Investment Offer. The ELC’s plans for a mosaic of small ecological farms will regenerate rural areas - putting healthy food and a healthy...