With growing public awareness of the impact food production and distribution have on climate change, demand for land to grow vegetables on has never been higher. The New Allotment Company is undertaking a national survey to ascertain and map where the demand for allotments lies in the UK. Whilst initiatives such as Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Landshare scheme have gone some way towards bridging the gap between demand for and supply of horticultural land, there is still a dearth of allotments countrywide. In a bid to create the largest and most accurate map of allotment demand to date, allotment ...


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