The community farm project aims to create a network of local producers for the community and involving local people in the decisions about what to grow and also helping out with farming too.
Community farms are focused on growing produce for and with the local community.
The Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) hub was founded by The Soil Association, a certifying body for Organic producers in the UK. The hub is a network of CSA projects encouraging each community to decide what is needed in their local area - whether that’s vegetables, breeds of animals for meat or simply keeping bees for honey!
The benefits of community farms are:
How you can get involved
There will be opportunities to volunteer to help out with the farm duties and of course come along to the regular gatherings and celebrations. There is a public meeting launch on 22nd April 2015 at the Harlington Centre Fleet and an open day is planned for June with more details to follow.
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