Natural Resources – 35 ways to generate an income?

NR35 is not just our postcode – it’s the name of SB’s newest “social enterprise” – a subgroup starting to think about how to use our skills, knowledge and labour to generate an income by sustainably managing/harvesting the resources which are wildly abundant around our rural market town.

An inaugural meeting early in the new year was attended by a diverse group of 8 eager participants, and having quietly weathered the snowy second half of January will continue exploring possibilities with another meeting in early February.

By way of action, some of the members have collected dead elm trees from a nearby verge (felled by the council last year) which is stacked ready for logging, splitting, bagging & then selling to the public to raise seed capital for the enterprise.

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