Based in Gorton, Debdale Eco Centre is a not-for-profit environmental organisation working with Manchester residents and organisations, to promote food growing, composting and sustainable living. We provide training, volunteering and consultancy in food growing, composting and setting up a sustainable growing space. DEC's site, which is stockfree-organic, has polytunnels, growing beds (incl wheelchair accessible), a biodynamic garden and a garden kitchen.
Facilities: Volunteering, Picnic area, Play area, Wildlife area, Sustainable/Green building on site
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: Variable opening hours/pre-arranged visits/events or open days only
Train: Manchester Piccadilly. Bus stop on London Road outside Station
Buses: 201, 203, 204, 205 from Manchester.
By Car:- Leave M60 Ringroad and Take A57 sign at Junction 24, park on right after houses about half mile towards Manchester City Centre.
Location: Debdale Park is situated on main A57 Trunk Road.
Friday, January 1, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, March 31, 2023 - 17:00
Training and networking for care farmers
A programme of national and regional events offered by the Growing Care Farming project. The programme includes regular themed webinars, network meetings, training courses and launch events for those working...
What: A chance for SF&G members - particularly new members - to gather virtually, build connections and share support ideas in a safe, encouraging environment.
Who: Any SF&G member
When:Tuesday 1st June, 16:00 - 17:00,...
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Our first story comes from Scotswood Natural Community Garden...
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We’ve developed a short survey that builds on the one we ran in April/May 2020, and...
'The Resilience of the Community Growing Sector in Northern Ireland' Report has been published this week and is now available to view.
The report was completed by Social Farms & Gardens in June 2020 during the Covid 19 pandemic...