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 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 magazine, “The Gate”, delivered to you by post, or electronically three 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.
✔ Informal members’ social events.
✔ Opportunities to get more involved in the association and develop skills.
✔ Optional training courses, delivered at cost price to members, covering a range of activities.
If you are already a member of the association and you would like to join our committee, please email the Chairman, David Golding here, or speak to a committee member at one of our events.