Spinning out from the local authority Woodlands Service, Chiltern Rangers now manage a portfolio of 14 woodlands as a social enterprise.
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.