“local” social enterprise

Social Enterprises are a great way of helping remote rural communities get stronger and more resilient, stemming the tide of depopulation.

Through the UnLtd social entrepreneur scheme I obtained a Do It Award, which is enabling me to set up an enterprise to enable folk to learn new skills using local resources – resources that are often not recognised as such.

We have started out by offering a series of training days to remove rhododendron and make biochar out of the resulting brash. We hope to expand into using bracken, wool and seaweed to make compost – with biochar added for good measure!

Stuart Lee of One Horizon has made a great logo for us (see above image). Hopefully one day “local” will come to you!

About edwardtyler

I live in Kintyre, the long peninsula acting as a natural breakwater for the Firth of Clyde, west of Glasgow. A Permaculture and Transition practitioner, I am working with fellow community activists to co-create a resilient and vibrant local bioregion.

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