Bosavern Community Farm is situated near St Just at the very western tip of Cornwall near Land’s End and overlooking the sea toward the Scilly Isles.
We are a not-for-profit Social Enterprise run on Wholesome Food Association principles by a community of employees, members and volunteers.
Joint winners of the Cornwall Sustainability Awards 2015 in the category “Best Contribution to a Sustainable Food Economy – From Nature to Plate”.
Our Vision is to develop a self-financing, community-led, food-growing initiative to benefit the wider community of St Just and West Penwith in an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable way.
The objectives of the Farm are:
- To produce and sell local food for local people
- To provide community access to land and its produce
- To provide opportunities for the local community to come together and learn about growing food, agriculture and sustainable living
- To provide a space for events, workshops, training, social time and celebration
Currently we grow and deliver fresh, local vegetables and eggs to the local community through our veg boxes, our farm shop, local farmers’ markets and to local businesses and schools. We have 6 polytunnels, a fruit cage, several bee hives and a number of outbuildings including the Hive, our education space. Our farm house is home to one of our growers, our volunteer farm co-ordinator, international WWOOFers, an elegant lurcher called Tiger-Lilly and 2 cats called Baghera and Boss.
In addition Bosavern provides an environment for education, workshops, events and for the community to cultivate skills and join together to celebrate the produce and the seasons.