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

We are delighted to announce that Social Farms & Gardens has been selected to lead the 'Growing Care Farming' Project.

This project is part of the £10m Children and Nature Programme being supported by Defra, funded by the Department of Education and managed by Natural England, which...

For many people arriving to seek asylum in the UK, community growing spaces can offer vital and unique opportunities to find community, improve mental and physical health and to learn and share skills. These resources have been designed to encourage and support community growing groups to...

Upcoming events

CEVAS (Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme) has announced dates for traing events throughout 2019. 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.

We are delighted to be working in partnership with Dobies who, as well as offering discounts on their products for our members, are sponsoring a year’s worth of vital training for members of Social Farms & Gardens. This training will support members to grow a healthy community garden and a...

Start / End Date: 28th and 29th June

Designed to provide a focal point for reviving interest in school-based farming and gardening, and the critical role farms in schools have in supporting the development of a holistic education approach, this conference will highlight the value of...

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...