Partners and supporters

Sutton Community Farm is proud to work with and have support from:

Funders

team_london_logo_144 The Mayor of London Team London programme has helped us increase our capacity to host larger groups on the farm and facilitate our Buddy Volunteering programme, helping increase the number of volunteers we can support at the farm (2014-15).

 

Past Funders

tudor-trust-144 The Tudor Trust helps smaller, community-led groups which are supporting people at the margins of society. Support from the Tudor Trust has provided a vital contribution towards managing our volunteer programme in 2014-15.
London_Community_Foundation_Logo_144Comic-Relief-144  The London Community Foundation / Comic Relief has helped us facilitate community volunteering days at the farm and our Buddy Volunteering programme.
SuttonCommunityFund Sutton Community Fund supports projects that benefit Sutton residents and meet the Council’s priorities. This has helped fund our Compost Loo, our kitchen and after-school clubs on the farm.

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Growing Livelihoods is an initiative from the Carnegie Trust and Plunkett Foundation to test and promote new opportunities in smaller-scale food growing for those new to the sector. This supported the launch of our FarmStart pilot project.
co-operative-membership-fund Co-operative Membership Community Fund has kindly awarded some capital funding towards a small polytunnel, tables and other kitchen equipment.
Big Lottery Fund PINK Big Lottery: Local food is part of the Big Lottery Fund’s Changing Spaces programme which was launched in November 2005 to help communities enjoy and improve their local environments.The programme funds a range of activities from local food schemes and farmers markets, to education projects teaching people about the local environment.
Naturesave Trust The Naturesave Trust: Naturesave is an insurance provider that has strong ethical and environmental standards. The Naturesave Trust supports projects with a long-term benefit which deal proactively with the root of a particular problem as opposed to merely reacting to the effects.

 

Partners

BioRegional logo RGB Bioregional: Our farm was a project initiated by environmental charity Bioregional and an outcome from a borough-wide initiative called One Planet Food. Bioregional continues to support the farm through friendly advice and by helpful donations of their unwanted furniture!
EcoLocal EcoLocal: A local charity that develops and delivers a broad range of environmental sustainability services designed to help people move toward more pro-environmental behaviours.
Orchard_Hill_branding Orchard Hill College: Orchard Hill College is a non-residential specialist college offering educational opportunities for students over 16 years with severe, profound and complex learning difficulties and disabilities. A number of learners regularly undertake work experience on a voluntary weekly basis. Learners have the opportunity to develop many core skills in a safe, natural, community environment.
good-energy Good Energy provide us with 100 per cent renewable energy. For every person who switches to Good Energy, we receive a £25 donation. Click here to learn more.
tool-shed-logo The Tool Shed: The Conservation Foundation’s tools recycling project has helped provide much-needed tools for the farm. Run in association with HM Prisons, the project has given away thousands of tools, given new skills to prisoners and saved tonnes of waste. Click here to learn more.