The future of Sutton Community Farm is at risk
Can you help to save (link to crowdfunder) Sutton Community Farm?
The future of the community-owned organic fruit and veg farm in south London is at risk.
I discovered Sutton Community Farm VegBox delivery scheme, via my friend Hannah at the Sound Lounge, and I started volunteering at the Farm shortly after. This has been fun, healthy, imformative, and a great way to meet some lovely local like-minded people too.
Sutton Community Farm is London’s only community-owned fruit and vegetable farm.
Their beautiful 7-acre farm is located in the smallholdings close to Wallington in south London, right on the edge of the city, from where they deliver to people’s homes and farm customer pick-up points throughout south London and Surrey.
The Farm also support the livelihoods of many other organic farmers through trade: a model for building a more sustainable and resilient food system. Nature-friendly farming is at the heart of their principles.
The farm grows over 40 different fruits and vegetables.The online farm shop generates most of their income. However, with the current cost of living and inequality crisis impacting on the VegBox demand, we need your help to support the farm through their 2023 crowdfunder (please click here to Save Sutton Community Farm.
Do you compost at home? 🥕
Or have a food waste bin? 🍆🌱
This the compost bin at Sutton Community Farm – composting is absolutely key to creating healthy soil to produce food and flowers through building soil fertility, reducing waste and saving you money. 🪴👩🏼🌾
Sutton Community Farm is an agroecological farm set on a seven-acre site rented from Surrey County Council.
Agroecology brings together ecology – the branch of biology that deals with relationships between people, plants, animals and the environment – and agriculture – the practice of cultivating crops or keeping livestock.
Agroecology is a method of farming that promotes beneficial relationships between plants, soil, people, and wider economic, political and societal systems.
Follow the farm on instagram, and interact with their content too @SuttonCommunityFarm ✅ and help to Save Sutton Community Farm. See hashtag #SaveSuttonCommunityFarm on twitter too.
Check out their website to see if they deliver to you too, and if you fancy a go at volunteering (take advantage of their generous 20% off VegBox scheme for volunteers. Look at what you could cook up!).