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Case studies from 2012

All of the following case studies were written a while back but we think they are still worth looking at so have kept them available for you.

The following documents (compiled by Somerset Community Food in 2012) focus in particular on food co-ops in Somerset and on governance issues.



Food Co-ops: Building community wealth, supporting the planet and championing farmers.

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