"Local Food is a £50 million programme that will distribute lottery grants to a variety of food-related projects to help make locally grown food accessible and affordable to local communities"
Which stands for?
SWCIC stands for Saffron Walden Community Interest Company.
A community interest company is a limited company which aims to benefit the community it serves (in our case the Saffron Walden area) rather than make profits for its shareholders. SWCIC has members and anyone living in the area who supports its objectives is invited to join.
We aim our activities will help to increase the amount of wholesome, sustainable food grown in our countryside.
We have 5 directors
- Ian Williard
- Liz Goddard
- Suzie Hartley
- Ginny Willoughby
- David Corke
Saffron Walden CIC is a social enterprise company run by its members for the benefit of everyone in the Walden area who wants to eat locally produced food. We need as many of our supporters as possible to join and play a part in deciding on company priorities for the future. Join today >>
SWCIC recieved some funding from the Local Food programme and Uttlesford District Council to set up Walden Local Food.
Read more on the Local Food website: www.localfoodgrants.org >>