Leasing a site owned by the National Trust, the members of Broadclyst are growing crops, feeding local people and improving the land.
Saffron Acres is the site of 68 new social eco-homes and a community food growing project delivering jam and preserves across the country.
Through their story, we learn the importance of business partnerships, the benefits Saffron Acres offers the City Council, and some innovative ways to create successful enterprises in deprived areas.
Members of OrganicLea workers’ co-op are running a thriving food growing project- with elements of recreation, education and campaigning- on ex-council land.
Brian talks us through the co-op’s relationship with the local council and how have they have developed their project, income and ideas.