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Sustainability initiatives[edit]


Frack Free Somerset

The Strawberry Line, A traffic-free route from the Mendips to the sea

Initiatives by topic[edit]


Somerset Beekeepers' Association - Somerset Wildlife Trust - Yatton and Congresbury Wildlife Action Group - Wikipedia: Nature reserves in Somerset (category)

Cimate action[edit]

see: Extinction Rebellion, Extinction Cafe Frome

Community involvement[edit]

Ethical consumerism[edit]

Fairtrade Frome

Food activism[edit]

Food Frome, food heritage society - Frome Allotments - Glastonbury Farmers Market - The Community Farm, Chew Magna - Incredible Edible Frome - Incredible Edible Somerset - Somerset Community Food, grass-roots charity in Somerset which aims to re-connect people with the social, health and environmental effects of growing, buying, preparing and eating local food - Somerset Country Markets - Somerset Farmers’ Markets - Somerset Local Food Direct


Somerset Active Living


Independence Day - Frome, a 2012 event

Rural sustainability[edit]

CPRE Somerset


SHARE: a Library of Things, Frome

Sustainable transport activism[edit]

Wikipedia: Footpaths in Somerset (category)

News and comment[edit]


Sep 10 If a corporation can have "legal personhood", so can a river. And not just the River Ganges... but the River Frome too. [1]


Stream Farm – A New Model for New Entrants, Dec 21 [2]

Ecological Land Cooperative purchases site in South Somerset to create new small farms, Oct [3] The Ecological Land Cooperative works to create affordable ecological smallholdings for new entrants to farming – those who would ordinarily be unable to afford a house in the countryside yet who wish to earn a living through farming.

The town that’s found a potent cure for illness – community, Feb 21, George Monbiot [4]


From the pub to the Town Council: on how citizens took control of local politics, Peter MacFadyen, Apr 6 [5]


Can Frome become UK’s first fossil fuel free town? Feb 23 [6]


Frome Wins The Great Town Award, November 6 [7]

A Library of Things Puts Frome On the Map as a Sharing Town, June 10 [8]

How Flatpack Democracy beat the old parties in the People’s Republic of Frome, May 22 [9]

UK’s first SHARE shop to open in Frome, April 21 [10]


Peter MacFadyen on Independents for Frome, June 8 [11]




June 15 Green Scythe Fair

Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: Somerset

External links[edit]


This page includes Creative Commons Licensed content from the Sustainable community action wiki on Wikia.
The list of authors can be seen in the history, link via drop down menu at top left of page.

  1. The Alternative UK
  2. Resilience
  4. The Guardian
  7. Permaculture Magazine
  8. Shareable
  9. The Guardian
  10. Frome Times
  11. Transition Network