Our publications

Learning from the Field: the joys and sorrows of setting up a community food enterprise

Top Tips from the Just Growth programme

Access to land for enlightened agriculture

Impact toolkit work

Share offer documents

View examples of share offer documents of food and farming enterprises we have supported

Other publications

Governance & legal structures

Simply Legal (pdf)

Different models for community supported agriculture (pdf)

Simply Governance (pdf)

Funding mechanisms, community investment

Raising the funds to finance your community enterprise (pdf)

Funding a community enterprise with community shares (pdf)

Financial Mechanisms Research Project (pdf)

What are community shares?


Community food projects and community supported agriculture

Food and finance: How small-scale enterprises raise the money to grow (pdf)

Financing community food: Securing money to help community food enterprises to grow (pdf)

Scaling up the community food sector (pdf)

The impact of community supported agriculture: Key features & benefits (pdf)

Community orchards: How to guide (pdf)

European Handbook on community supported agriculture (pdf)

A guide to setting up and running community owned farms (pdf)

Living with the land a series of films created by Permaculture People in association with Permaculture Magazine in the build-up to the 12th International Permaculture Conference in Sept 2015

Local food; the supply chain

Local food and short supply chains (European Network for Rural Development) (pdf)


Land matters

A new approach – using land to unlock business innovation (pdf)

Access to land for community-connected farming: Creating sustainable regional structures through citizen participation (pdf)

Case Study: Terre de liens, France – Removing land from the commodity market and enabling organic and peasant farmers to settle in good conditions (pdf)

Making Land Available for Woodland Creation (pdf)

Shared Assets blog posts on various land related matters



Shared Assets toolkit for scaling innovation