Collective Communities and Sustainable Farming

Canon Frome Court is just one of a number of places living collectively, farming small scale, or both. Find out more about places near you – or resources to make it happen – in these links.

Living Collectively

Diggers and Dreamers: The original website and directory of intentional communities, with a noticeboard sharing ideas.

The Global Eco Village Network: A global network aiming to share knowledge and influence policy. The website has a searchable databases of communities, and also a library of resources.

Managing your Own Home

The UK Co-housing Network: a directory of co-housing groups in the UK, case studies and resources
National Community Land Trust Network: supports Community Land Trusts – ordinary people managing their homes and making sure homes are affordable now and in the future.
Build It has information on collective self-build

Sustainable and Small Scale Farming

The Ecological Land Co-op: Developing low impact small holdings in the UK for new entrants into farming – and sharing the resources from what they’ve learned in planning etc.

Landworkers Alliance: we’re members of this UK union of land-based workers aiming for better livelihoods and better land use for food and the planet’s future. This is part of a global network called Via Campesina.