Project location: East | Essex | Maldon
Part of the Clusters: Project Dirt
Type: Community Interest Company
http://www.lauristonfarm.co.uk/ | @LauristonFarm
Latest Activity: 5 months, 1 week ago
Created: Saturday March 18, 2017
Situated right on the Blackwater Estuary,just outside Goldhanger, Lauriston Farm’s 210 acresare managed using Biodynamic techniques and philosophy inspired byRudolph Steiner’s Agriculture Lectures from 1924.The farm is home torare breed Shetland cattle and North Ronaldsay sheep, bee hives, layinghens, vegetables, woodland and a strong social farming impulse.Eighty-five per cent of the farm is designated as a Site of SpecialScientific Interest.Within this, there are also two listed ancientmonuments, produce Demeter certified beef, lamb, vegetables, fruitsand meadow hay and organically certified knitting yarn, sheepskin rugsand throws.
They have formed a Charitable Community Benefit Society for the farm and are running a community share offer at the moment.It is to form a community run business and people's share pledges will fund an expansion of the Biodynamic produce as well as start them working with adults with learning difficulties.
East | Essex | Maldon