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Feeding the eight million

Rosie Boycott interview

Rosie Boycott interview

As food advisor to the Mayor of London, few people are better placed to improve access to healthy, locally produced and affordable food in the capital than Rosie Boycott. She tells us where our food system has gone wrong, and the steps The London Food Board are taking to put it right.


Tough love

How to set up a small farm

For Tom Mettyear and Mark Sparrow, starting up their small organic farm in Dorset has been tough. They moved to Haddon Copse Farm just over a year ago and basically had to start from scratch.


Home from Home

Self sufficient in the woods

In January 2013 the Carbeth Hutters Community Company (CHCC) achieved the first hutting community buyout in the UK. The historic deal secured the future for the owners of the 146 huts.


Social impact bonds

Blending social investment, public funding and social enterprise

Social Impact Bonds

Blending social investment, public funding and social enterprise, social impact bonds are a groundbreaking way of raising private funds to finance essential public services.