On Wednesday 17th July, we held a community meeting for Gower residents where we presented and discussed our plans to create a cluster of three residential small and ecological farms accompanying land-based businesses at our 18 acre Furzehill site.
Meet Ruth! The Ecological Land Cooperative’s new planning manager.
Ruth is passionate about lowimpact, landbased living having worked in the planning sector working towards positive change for 4 years. With a strong committment to environmental and social justice Ruth is the perfect person to research, write and submit our planning applications to create clusters of new small farms - enabling new entrants to work and live on the land...
We invite you to come and help shape an exciting new opportunity for growers and farmers on Gower
The Ecological Land Cooperative (ELC), a not-for-profit social enterprise has purchased an 18-acre site on Gower, a site called ‘Furzehill’ near Lunnon. We would like to invite you to a community meeting to discuss our plans for the fields.
'Planning Barriers Faced by New Organic Horticulture Businesses in England' is a jointly written report by the Landworkers' Alliance and the Ecological Land Cooperative, demonstrating a number of examples where a new entrant to organic horticulture has sought permission from their local authority, either for infrastructure or temporary accommodation
You are warmly invited to attend this year’s Annual General Meeting on Saturday 29th June 2019 from 2.00 – 4.30pm. The meeting will be held in the village hall in Arlington, East Sussex, nearby to our second site which has been granted temporary planning permission to create three small farms and for which we are looking for applicants.
Greenham Reach, the Ecological Land Cooperative’s first cluster of small farms, in mid Devon, is a prime example of Agroecology in action. What was once made of pasture and arable fields is now a mosaic of biodiversity and interlocking crops.