North West England

Over the years big cities like Manchester and Liverpool (as well as many other major cities and towns in the area) have been at the centre of community growing, whether it is on a patch of waste ground or along the alleyways between terraced houses, allotment sites or big open spaces on the urban fringe. 

See below for a map view or list of local community growing sites, as well as local news, events and case studies. Meanwhile, there are lots of useful information resources available for North West England community growers on our Resources page. 

North West England

North West England

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Get Involved

If you want information on our work in North West England then please contact admin@farmgarden.org.uk.

Latest news in this region

The School Farm Awards 2018, held on Monday 2 July, celebrated and recognised the achievements of school farms, their schools and students from across the country. The Education Alliance partners were delighted to again to hold the Awards at the Royal Agricultural University, following a highly...

Social Farms & Gardens has contributed to a Defra consultation on the future of food, farming and the environment in England, emphasising the role that city farms, care farms and community gardens already play in benefitting people and places - and how much more could be achieved with more...

Upcoming events in this region

Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme has announced dates for 2018 training events. The scheme offers training for individuals who are working – or plan to work – with groups of school children, young people or clients with additional needs.

Useful Case Studies

Our member groups provide the inspiration for these videos, created as part of our Tyfu Pobl programme in Wales but of interest to viewers across the UK, which shows our members in action and illustrate how our support has helped in their development...