Download the Toolkit: Considerations for starting a market garden - English.pdf

The number of UK market gardens and small edible horticulture enterprises is on the rise, building resilience in small scale supply chains and actively increasing the amount of locally available produce. Whether a seasoned horticulturalist or a new entrant starting out in the sector, starting a market garden requires in depth planning across the board to ensure your business has the strongest start possible.

This fact sheet will present both practical and business considerations to assist with launching your new venture, and includes:

  • Choosing the right business model
  • Routes to Market
  • Identifying your customer
  • Marketing
  • Access to Land
  • Finance - Start up costs
  • Certification
  • Quality assurance
  • Business Support
  • Useful Links

Download the factsheet here: Considerations for Starting a Market Garden