LESS runs the Plot which is an organic farm producing local veg and herbs and a FarmStart programme for the Lancaster area to support new entrants to small-scale commercial growing. The FarmStart programme runs annually, beginning each Spring.
FarmStart Growers’ Support Course
Are you interested in growing food for a living?
Considering working on the land?
Have a dream to be an organic farmer?
Wondering if this is for you?
This project part of our 10-year vision of thriving local farms providing food and meaningful employment for local people.
The project aims to enable you to:
- develop the skills, expertise and experiences that are required for small-scale sustainable commercial growing
- be part of a network of local people with a shared vision for a local food economy which also provides wider community benefits
The FarmStart programme runs at the Plot, which is a market garden run by LESS. You can find out how to support the Plot, and buy local organic veg on the Plot website.