Latest news from the ELC

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...

31 January 2020

We are thrilled to share the news that we have bought our fifth site in Nertherton, North Cornwall, a 20.4 acre field, continuing the work of making land accessible to ecological farming.

17 December 2019

From a mono-crop Maize field to a mosaic of mixed farms producing local, seasonal and healthy food and flowers — meet the new entrant farmers the Ecological Land Cooperative is helping to get on the land. 

10 December 2019

We’ll be at ORFC again in January involved in a number of sessions, come along and say hello and find out more about our work. 

14 November 2019

Come plant trees with us!

This winter we are planning are biggest season yet of tree planting across three of our sites - Arlington in East Sussex, Sparkford in South Somerset and Furzehill on Gower, Swansea.

14 November 2019

We are pleased to announce the launch of a mentoring programme to support new entrant farmers.

26 September 2019

Come and explore the three different smallholdings at our first site in Mid-Devon. Since 2013 the 22 acre site has been transformed from pasture land to a patchwork of different growing and grazing systems encompassing three small farm businesses.