In Memory of Ashley Clarkson is run by Wayne and Wendy Clarkson the parents of Ashley Clarkson, a young soldier who developed PTSD after serving as a soldier in Iraq and witnessing grim scenes. He committed suicide aged 23. In Memory of Ashley Clarkson raises awareness, signposts, and raises money for the excellent work of the British Legion. Rhubarb Farm welcomes ex-servicemen as volunteers to come and do positive activities in a supportive and friendly environment.
www.transitionchesterfield.org.uk A community group aiming to make Chesterfield more resilient and sustainable.
www.soilassociation.org The organisation overseeing organic cultivation
www.soilassociation.org/communitysupportedagriculture for information on community supported agriculture
www.makinglocalfoodwork.co.uk the Lottery-funded organisation set up to promote local food and local growing
www.growingwell.co.uk CSA in Cumbria that mentored Rhubarb Farm staff and volunteers and which we had a study visit to in September 2011, funded by Making Local Food Work
www.junctionarts.org participatory arts organisation for NE Derbyshire
www. langwithsociety .com local community organisation working for Langwith people
Phil Neal, sculptor, worked with Rhubarb Farm volunteers to erect a junk sculpture using metal dug up out of the site, as a tribute to the allotment holders of yesteryear. Phil has a studio at the Harley Gallery.
www.derbyshire-pony-trekking.co.uk Jayne runs this business in Langwith and supplies Rhubarb Farm with manure
https://www.metropolitan.org.uk/about-us/initiatives/redwelly/ Red Welly, Derby
CVP (Community and Voluntary Partners)
Bolsover District Council
Bassetlaw District Council