with Chris Huskins of Fanfield Farm
This is part 1 of an interview with Chris Huskins of Fanfield Farm – an Ecological Land Co-op plot – who is going to build his own house on his smallholding. He’s also trading using mutual credit, via the Open Credit Network.
1. We’re on a rent-to-buy scheme with the Ecological Land Co-op. We wouldn’t be on this piece of land without them. In 25 years, we’ll own a 150-year lease on this property.
2. The Ecological Land Co-op obtained planning permission for us to build our own home on the smallholding.
3. We can make a living selling vegetables via a veg box scheme, plus some other part-time work, such as web development and marketing.