Nov 29, 2017
Growing up on a Yorkshire Dales hill farm, living in South East Asia during the Vietnam War era, pursuing an academic career, founding the Hawthorn Press, developing 'Stroud Common Wealth' and establishing community land trusts and social businesses and what that term "Common Wealth" actually means.
Martin is a former academic, business consultant, Quaker, publisher with Hawthorn Press, 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. Author of Social Ecology (1981); Set Free Childhood (2002); Futures that Work (2003), Common Wealth (2010).
Stroud Common Wealth: http://www.stroudcommonwealth.org.uk/
Hawthorn Press: https://www.hawthornpress.com/
Land Trust NZ: http://www.thelandtrustnz.com/