Apply to be a smallholder with the Ecological Land Cooperative in East Sussex

Today sees the launch of the application process to identify passionate and committed small-scale farmers with great ideas for bringing local food, employment and agricultural diversity to the area.

The deadline for applicants is 7th November (midnight). For more information on the application process please visit:

The Ecological Land Cooperative has been granted temporary planning permission by Wealdon District Council to create three affordable residential smallholdings for new entrant farmers on their 7.5 hectare site in Arlington, East Sussex.

The mission of the ELC is to provide affordable opportunities for ecological land-based businesses in England and Wales. The ELC supports rural regeneration by developing affordable residential sites for farming, forestry and other land-based enterprises which are ecologically beneficial and financially viable