Co-creating a Common Wealth Society: Land for people


location 275 Cuba St | 5:30 PM-7:30 PM Monday 09 October 2017 (SST)

You are welcome to join us for a short practical lecture with Q&A, which will start with some soup and bread.

Martin will share examples of the Community Land Trust national demonstration project as well as the farm land trust projects. He will also touch on the Scottish Land reform act.

He will share the following benefits and opportunities:

  • affordable housing and land access
  • funding model
  • ownership and legal structures
  • getting land

Martin Large is on a learning and lecture tour inquiring into ‘common wealth’ community initiatives, civic projects and social businesses. He is a former academic, business consultant, publisher with Hawthorn Press, he is the founder of the UK Biodynamic Land Trust and a director of Stroud (UK) Common Wealth Ltd which enables co-op, cultural and social businesses e.g. community land trusts. He has published the following books: Social Ecology (1981); Set Free Childhood (2002); Futures that Work (2003), Common Wealth (2010).

“‘What society do we want and how do we get there?’ are burning questions we all face, if we are to leave a more equal, free, prosperous and earth-caring world for our grandchildren. It’s up to all of us, as there is no wealth but life. I look forward to sharing burning questions and peoples’ ‘leadings’ from the social future they see emerging.” Martin Large

You can read more about Martins book Common Wealth here and his blog here

Cost: Koha/Donation

Location

275 Cuba St

275 Cuba St, Te Aro, Wellington 6011, New Zealand

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