For New Farmers & GrowERS

Keep an eye on this page for opportunities that might help you on your way

Are you in the process of attaining the growing skills needed to run a community supported agriculture enterprise? This ONLINE course starting in October 2022, run by Cae Tân could be for you. 

Got a sustainable food, farming or business idea? Pitch Up! for land, investment and expertise at Kingsclere Estates circular community,  Basingstoke, Hampshire.


Click through to keep an eye for when 2022's applications open.

Need guidance on funding or looking for current opportunities. Click below.

The National Trust let farms on their land to tenant farmers throughout the year. They say that opportunities don't come up that often, so keep your eye on their site and be quick if something comes up! 


Click on the logo below for more.

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The ELC are currently on the hunt for passionate land workers and ecological entrepreneurs who are ready now, or will be ready in the next 1-2 years, to build an ecological growing business on an ELC plot. Click on the logo to find out more about their model.

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A UK-based leading technology incubator and innovation space focused on the future of farming and food systems.

They are offering reduced 25% off membership (for 1 year) to Gloucestershire-based new farmers and growers in our network. Click on the link below to find out more, and get in touch with us to enquire about this offer.


Check out our small grants scheme supports farmers, growers, and new entrants in Gloucestershire to pay for crucial equipment, infrastructure and product marketing, or our learning bursary on the link below.

Currently in set-up stage, Woodoaks Farm in Hertfordshire. was donated to the Soil Association and is being converted to a multi-farm/enterprise structure. It will be a space where new growers looking to scale-up will find support, and where resource sharing will be promoted.

Click on the logo below for more.


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Find the organic growers opportunities board if you click through on the logo below.


Farmstarts provide an opportunity for people to test their farming and growing ideas in a protected environment, whilst building the knowledge, skills, confidence and experience to progress to their own farm or market garden. The level of support can vary between farmstarts, but at the least they provide:

– access to land and equipment
– routes to market
–business support, training or mentoring

Click on the logo below for where farmstarts are located.