Fresh local food for a more sustainable future
Climate Challenge Fund
The Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) is a Scottish Government programme, managed and administered by Keep Scotland Beautiful, which provides funding for community groups that are tackling climate change through local community-led projects.
Community Supported Agriculture Network
For more information about CSA philosophy and how they work
The UK's leading organic growing charity, has been at the forefront of the organic horticulture movement for 50 years and is dedicated to researching and promoting organic gardening, farming and food.
Low Impact Living Initiative (LILI)
LILI is a network of organisations with lots of ways to help you change your life to have less impact on the planet. Free factsheets, books, magazines, courses, online courses, products, services, advice, forum, events, links. www.lowimpact.org
Permaculture works with nature to make a better world for all. Permaculture design develops integrated systems that provide for our needs of food, shelter, energy and community in ways that are healthy and efficient. Permaculture design methods can be used to improve the quality and productivity of our individual lives, our society and our environment. The Permaculture Association is the national charity that supports people to learn about and use permaculture. www.permaculture.org.uk
Practical news and articles on permaculture, self- sufficiency, farming, gardening, smallholding and sustainable living. www.permaculture.co.uk
A French cooperative producing modern horse powered tools for small scale horticulture. This website is in French, but can be translated through Google.
Transition Network's role is to inspire, encourage, connect, support and train communities as they self-organise around the transition model, creating initiatives that rebuild resilience and reduce CO2 emissions.
A membership charity teaching people about organic growing and low impact lifestyles through hands on experience in the UK. WWOOF UK holds a list of organic farms, gardens and smallholdings, all offering food and accommodation in exchange for practical help on their land.
Voluntary Action Shetland
As well as helping you to find a placement as a volunteer Voluntary Action Shetland is there to help community and voluntary organisations.