Whilst Stockwood CBS identifies with organic / biodynamic produce as well as rural community building, one of its biggest principles also lies in the issue of land availability. Our founder Sebastian Parsons wrote an article for the Sustainable Food Trust last week about just that – about breaking the “land-as-investment” deadlock.
My family is acutely aware of the problems with succession
Farmland is precious, so we must safeguard what little we have. But what happens to farmland when the farmer grows too old to farm, or dies? There is no guarantee that the farm will survive, especially when such a large profit can be gained from selling land to investors, most of whom are unlikely to farm the land.
You can read the entire article here.
There are so many reasons to get excited about a proposition like Rush Farm, and with over half of the money invested already and still the chance to win a £150 Dr.Hauschka Skin Care UK hamper until Wednesday, today is the best day to give it a go!