Cheshire Smallholders Association


Membership is drawn from all over Cheshire and from the surrounding counties of Shropshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire and Lancashire, as well as from North Wales.  Annual membership was last increased in September 2013 to 15 per household, that has been the only increase in about 20 years.

Cheshire Smallholders Association provides the following support services to members, included in the  15 annual subscription.

✔   One subscription covers resident partner / spouse / family, when one adult become a member.

✔   Wide range of opportunities throughout each year to meet and consult with existing and established smallholders, to share information, skills and knowledge.

✔   Inclusive “meet the vet” seminar.

✔   Informative newsletter, “The Gate”, delivered to you by email four times a year.

✔   An informal, diverse and comprehensive seminar series, including a monthly discussion group throughout the autumn, winter and spring, including site visits  (small additional payment for refreshments and room hire).

✔   Three complimentary “wanted” or “for sale” advertisements in The Gate each year, to help progress your plans, develop your smallholding, sell produce or buy and sell equipment.

✔   Three additional complimentary advertisements each year on the Cheshire Smallholders Association website.

✔   Possibility of placing additional adverts subject to demand from other members and space available.

✔   Informal members’ social events.

✔   Opportunities to get more involved in the association and develop skills.

✔   Optional training courses, usually subsidised by the association and delivered below cost price to members, covering a range of activities.

If you are interested in becoming a member or for any other enquiries please click on either of these links, or click below to read / print a membership form and bank standing order form.   Please also read or download a copy of the General Data Protection Regulation Policy and our constitution. 

If you are already a member of the association and you would like to join our committee, please email the Chairman, Colin Crawford here, or speak to any of the committee members at one of our events.

Membership form

Bank standing order form

General Data Protection Regulation Policy

Constitution and Rules October 2023