Programme 18 talks to Duncan Ross and John Bodycote from Kings Norton Farmers Market about why they chose to become a community interest company, the value of the farmers market and a few provocative thoughts on the link between local politics and social enterprise.
Kings Norton Farmers Market
National Association of Farmers Markets
UnLtd The Charity which supports Social Entrepreneurs
New Economics Foundation on markets (dead link)
Bcen briefing on community interest companies (dead link)
If you enjoyed this story you might also like an earlier programme, The Garden Fence to Natter Over, which tells the story of how Neville Lilly has used allotments in Handsworth to revive parts of his community