What is a Community Farm Land Trust?
Community Farm Land Trusts are a type of Community Land Trust (CLT). These are established as a mechanism for the democratic ownership of land (and property) by a local community.
Community Farm Land Trusts are established primarily for the purpose of sustainable agriculture and horticulture, controlled by and for the benefit of local communities. They:
- Provide a mechanism for the democratic ownership of land
- Ensure permanently affordable access to farms for farmers
- Retain farmland for farming, horticulture and related enterprise
- Allow community access, and range of benefits