Why join the Somerset Smallholders Association?


  • Attend workshops on smallholder related subjects, such as: Keeping chickens, keeping and breeding sheep and pigs, no-dig vegetable gardening, keeping bees, pasture management etc.

  • Learn new skills such as hedge-laying, felt-making, scything 

  • Sell your produce/items free of charge on our online Barter Board

  • Receive six bi-monthly magazines full of news, tips, events, activities and Barter Board

  • Access our tool and small animal trailer loan scheme

  • Social events, such as skittles evenings, smallholder talks

What does it cost?

Annual subscription costs are as follows;

Single Membership £14.00
Family or Couple Membership £20.00

Our membership year begins on 1 July, so for new members joining between 1 January and 30 May there is a reduced fee of just £8.50 for Single Membership and £12.00 for Family Membership.

How do I Join?

Option 1 – Click the link and fill out the Online Application Form. On completion, first press the SEND button and then the button inviting you to pay by  Paypal, an extremely safe and simple method for online payment processing.

Option 2 – Click link to go to the online membership form.  Complete it and post it along with your cheque made out to Somerset Smallholders Association to our Membership Secretary:
Liz Jones, Hornsbury Hill Farm, Hornsbury Hill, Chard TA20 3DB or if you can, scan it and email it to Membership@smallholdersomerset.com

How do I renew my membership?

Our subscription year runs from July to June.
Methods of payment for existing members:

Option 1 – Fill out the brief form online. Upon completion, press the SEND button and then the button inviting you to pay by Paypal. 

Option 2  – If you would prefer to pay by Direct Debit click this link to go to the Direct Debit payment page and select either Individual or Family membership and complete the form. 


Option 3  – Send a cheque with a note to say who you are to our Membership Secretary, address above

Option 4 –  If you would prefer to pay automatically by Standing Order, please click the link below and print out the Standing Order Mandate form and send it to Liz – address above – BY 20 JUNE PLEASE.


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