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The Willows Project is based at Canalside Community Foods, a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) scheme at Leasowe Farm in Radford Semele.
Canalside provides fresh, organic, seasonal and locally grown fruit and veg and involves local people in the process of producing the food they eat. Leasowe Farm is a family run farm producing a range of organic cereals and nuts, hay and grazing ground. It is also part of the higher level stewardship scheme incorporating farm land in environmental benefits.
It was a desire to share the space and opportunities at the farm with more people, especially excluded individuals and groups, that brought together a team of people to develop The Willows Project as a separate social enterprise which integrates its work with the existing agriculture on the farm.