Devon Association of Smallholders


This is the Devon Association of Smallholders (DASH) forum. It is available to all paid-up members of DASH.

Membership is just £20 a year. Click here for more information.

Member benefits include

  • Low cost practical training courses to promote and progress essential smallholding skills including livestock care, growing and preserving food, diversification, DIY and business skills
  • Regular meet-ups, talks, and farm walks to learn from experts including vets, and from fellow smallholders across the county presence at most of the local agricultural shows (Devon, Cornwall, Dorset, Somerset) providing advice, connections, and promotion for members and their services/products (including the opportunity for members to display leaflets on our stalls)
  • Free advertising for members via website and newsletter for smallholding items like excess stock and equipment low-cost trade advertising for smallholding related services and businesses
  • Monthly email newsletter with smallholding, farming and other rural news, tips and other resources for Devon smallholders
  • Various member discounts - see the members area for the current list
  • Neighbours scheme to connect members with other nearby members to work, trade and share purchases and information
  • Wool processing initiative to help small-scale shepherds to process some of their fleeces with others
  • DASH promotes and furthers the interests of smallholders in Devon and the South-West
  • DASH co-operates with other like-minded organisations to keep members informed