Stroud Communiversity offers the opportunity to learn from a range of innovative land, food, farming, sustainability, social enterprise and housing projects in the Stroud area. Events include an annual summer school, day workshops, action learning and exchange visits.
The purpose of the Community Farm Land Trusts (CFLT) Project is to enable the development of CFLTs for sustainable agriculture and horticulture, controlled by and for the benefit of local communities.
The SEC offers tools for individual and social enterprise, with business start up advice, information, action learning groups, specialist social enterprise support, newsletters, mentoring, drop in clinics, workshops, fundraising networking and office space.
SCW was funded by Gloucestershire County Council to carry out a feasibility study into setting up a community land trust for affordable homes in the Stroud area in 2003-4. This resulted in setting up Gloucestershire Land for People, a pioneering community land trust.
‘Gives the community a floor we can all dance on!’ Jo Bousfield, Flies on the Wall Youth Theatre