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Delinked payments and lump sum consultation: add your voice

Defra have released a consultation Direct payments to farmers: Lump sum exit scheme and delinked payments in England and we are asking for members and supporters to respond to the consultation to ensure that these schemes support new entrants and CSA...
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Can local food chains survive the threat of gene editing?

In June, we brought together Liz O'Neil of GM Freeze, Pat Thomas of Beyond GM and Lawrence Woodward of Whole Health Agriculture to discuss the threat posed to agreocology and local food by GMO and gene editing. It explored the...
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Campaigns: Defra briefing on CSA launched

With the ongoing Agricultural Transition in England, we have produced a short briefing for Defra - the UK government Department for Environment and Rural Affairs to tell them about community supported agriculture in the UK, how it works, its multiple...
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Council elections in England

Ahead of the local council elections taking place in England 6 May, we would like to invite CSA members to write to their local elected leaders and ask them to support CSA in their local area. Some ways to get...
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Policy round-up March 2021

With the recent Agriculture Bill, Brexit, DEFRA Agricultural Transition Plan and Environmental Land Management scheme, alongside an increasing interest in CSAs and small-scale farming, not to mention lots of upcoming government consultations and that we now have a policy member...
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Online Event: Digging Deeper into No Dig

Join the CSA Network UK for an evening exploring the possibilities - and challenges - of no dig techniques at a market garden scale.  We'll hear from growers using no dig techniques at scale about the challenges and benefits of...
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VIDEO: The power of CSA: Food is Community

In January 2021, CSA Network Coordinator Suzy Russell spoke to an online audience at the Food is Community webinar, hosted by the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester. In it she gives an outline of CSAs in the UK and the...
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Unique CSA opportunity on Hampshire farm

The owners of a South Downs farm are looking for an experienced grower to set up and run an ecological market garden on their land.  Rushmere Farm is a 125-hectare cereal farm in conversion to organic near Hambledon, Hampshire. It...
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Chagfood Community Market Garden Apprenticeships 2021

Chagfood is a seven-acre Community Market Garden on the north-east edge of Dartmoor supplying 150 veg-shares a week to local households. Here grower Ed Hamer outlines an opportunity to learn all about community-supported agriculture while living and working at the...
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Supporter Spotlight: Ruth Love

[caption id="attachment_5143" align="alignright" width="300"] Ruth Love wants more people to be part of the CSA movement[/caption] This month we’re featuring our latest lifetime supporter, Ruth Love, who was inspired to find out more about CSAs by Green MEP Molly Scott...
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Vacancy for Main Grower at Canalside Community Food

Canalside Community Food, a pioneering CSA based outside Leamington Spa, is looking for a new main grower. We are seeking an experienced grower to join our team producing organic vegetables and fruit throughout the year for our community of nearly...
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Job opp at The Fold Farm

FARM MANAGER REQUIRED AT THE FOLD CIC - Centre for positive change in Worcestershire Fabulous opportunity for a grower passionate about regenerative agriculture, wanting to lead our 4acre low till Market Garden supplying our veg share, farm shop and café. The Fold is...
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CSA Network UK AGM

Join us for a virtual cup of tea and some CSA fun and games on Thursday 22nd October from 2-4pm. Book here
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We are recruiting!

We are recruiting for a Policy and Communications Manager. Deadline 12midnight on Sunday 11th October. Please find more information here
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#BlackLivesMatter

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Weekly webinars along with the LWA and OGA

We are pleased to bring you a series of webinars in partnership with the LWA and OGA. Please find details here 
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Veg Box sales increase by 111% in six weeks as a result of Covid-19: New Food Foundation Report in collaboration with CSA Network

The CSA Network UK recently contributed to a Food Foundation report on the response of UK Veg Boxes and CSAs to COVID-19.  Read the full report here.  Thank you to all of our CSA members who contributed to this report during...
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Job at Communigrow

Horticultural Leader (Charity) full time Location Maidstone ME20 6PE Communigrow is an educational charity using horticulture to enable people to reconnect with where their food comes from. We are entering an exciting period of expansion and are seeking an experienced horticulturalist...
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