Become A Farmer With The National Trust

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Become A Farmer With The National Trust

Post: # 230670Post Sparrow
Wed May 04, 2011 8:57 am

The national trust are running a new project, where they are inviting 10,000 members of the public to run a farm for a year from the comfort of their own home.

The subscription is £30 for a year and you will get to vote in choosing what livestock and crops the farm has, how it's managed and used.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-13276102

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Re: Become A Farmer With The National Trust

Post: # 230716Post happyhippy
Wed May 04, 2011 4:21 pm

So you're paying yourself to run a farm!Ingenious! :iconbiggrin: Any other "benefits"?

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Re: Become A Farmer With The National Trust

Post: # 230718Post oldjerry
Wed May 04, 2011 5:00 pm

Why not do Farmville instead,it'free.............and this sounds equally fatuous...

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Re: Become A Farmer With The National Trust

Post: # 230726Post MKG
Wed May 04, 2011 6:24 pm

Wasn't Chuck thinking of doing a game like this?

But he wasn't going to charge.

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Re: Become A Farmer With The National Trust

Post: # 230733Post Annpan
Wed May 04, 2011 7:09 pm

10,000 people, each paying £30 a year... £300,000 a YEAR :shock: ... I'll let people vote on running my mini-holding for half of that :wink:
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