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Introduction
The problem with our food system
Communities growing their own
Funding for community food growing
Community food growing - growing up
Finding the plot
Help with negotiating land
Taking on land for commercial purposes
Community food growing and the Allotment Act
Selling produce from allotment land
Using buildings for growing and selling food
Planning permission
Jobs, apprenticeships and volunteers
Creating jobs through trading produce
Apprenticeships: Growing a work force
Volunteers
Local investment in your venture
Community Supported Agriculture
Going private
Finding customers and promoting what you do
Market research
Planning your route to market
Unique selling points
Communicating with your customers
Urban Crops
Salads, herbs and niche crops
Honey
Fish
Processed produce
The right market
Selling directly to restaurants
Distributing through a box scheme
Selling from a market stall
Preparing produce to sell
What should you do with the money you make?
Having a bank account
Taking money
Pricing
Money: the who, how and what
What kind of enterprise?
Business planning
Unincorporated associations
Incorporation
Directory of case studies
Avon Organic Group
Ecoworks
FARM:shop
Food From the Sky
Growing Communities
Moffat CAN
Organiclea
The Wenlock Herb Garden
Other interviewed projects and examples of community trading
Funding and local food organisations
Funding organisations
Other Useful Organisations: National
Regional support and local networks
London
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LAOF a Growing Trade

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