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Author Topic: We want a smallholding  (Read 1716 times)

andy harris

  • Joined May 2010
We want a smallholding
« on: May 12, 2010, 08:24:49 pm »
We would love to have a smallholding BUT we live in the city in a rented house and have no money to buy or rent one.The only bit of land we have at the moment is a allotment .Does anyone know how i can work upto getting our own smallholding....some advice would be great please....
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Sharondp

  • Joined Jun 2009
Re: We want a smallholding
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2010, 08:32:05 pm »
Have you tried the 'Landshare' project run by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall? Somebody might have a couple of acres they're willing to give you in return for produce?

http://www.landshare.net/

Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
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Re: We want a smallholding
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2010, 10:36:53 pm »
What about a community project? I suppose it depends on your mindset, though. THere's one sometimes advertises in the Garden Organic magazine - unfortunately, I ditched the back copies during a recent clear out, but Garden Organic might be able to help track it down. I think it's a big house with apartments, sharing garden / smallholding etc. A sort of commune without the tiedye  :)

 

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