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Taunton urban farming project

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Taunton urban farming project

Taunton urban farming project

Taunton urban farming project By Taunton urban farming project

To provide training and qualifications for people from a socially disadvantaged background. Provide local food. Bring derelict land back into use.

Taunton Idea stage

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To provide 0 waste locally produced organically grown produce to provide healthy fresh food for the local community. To always make sure prices are affordable. Unsold food to be distributed to local projects. 0% carbon emissions. Always use recycled materials. Deliveries on push bike. Provide employment opportunities to people who have a barrier to gaining meaningful employment. To grow and sell heritage plants to keep alive our biodiversity. To grow only in an urban environment. To create and maintain habitats to encourage wildlife. To develop and create alternative space saving ways to grow food to maximise space.

What we'll deliver:

  • Grow fresh food
  • Provide employment
  • Working cooperatively
  • Recycle

Why it's a great idea:

This project is to empower the poorest in our community to work themselves out of poverty in a sustainable ecological way.

Steps to get it done:

  • To start a second plot.
  • Create a living building on top of new flats being developed on the property.


Location Taunton

About the space

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Taunton Deane Borough Council

How will the money be spent?Total £333

Dit materials - £300 (90%)
Water - £1 (0%)
Other - £32 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

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Dit materials
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  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction Fees
  • VAT


This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on:

  • We would like to raise money to enable us to expand our growing potential. This will enable us provide further opportunities for more volunteers and to meet the growing demand for our fresh produce.

Total £333

Our Volunteer List

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