The Land Trust

Every year thousands of acres of fertile soil and hundreds of family farms are being lost to development and the intensification of agriculture. The knowledge and stewardship that has maintained a delicate balance between man and nature for generations is disappearing.

The Soil Association Land Trust has been established with two aims: to protect the countryside by acquiring and managing farmland sustainably; and to connect the public with the stewardship of the land.

  • The Soil Association Land Trust holds farmland in trust for the benefits it brings for people, wildlife and the planet.
  • We promote public access to farms to connect people with the land and to inspire and educate them about food, farming and the countryside.
  • We aim to provide opportunities for new farmers, growers and communities to work on the land. We want to help farmers and growers develop sustainable businesses that survive and thrive in the modern world.
  • The Land Trust can provide a safe haven for retiring land owners and others looking to secure a future for their land, ensuring their life’s work is preserved.

For more information contact Ruth Curtis, Land Trust Coordinator. T: 01647 24511, E:

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