Projects

We run a wide range of local, participatory food projects, hover over the ‘Projects menu’ item above to view more information on them.  

About Operation Farm

Operation Farm is a community-based organisation aimed at linking up sustainable and local food growers and producers with consumers. Our vision is to create a community farm for the benefit of people in… Continue reading

Get Involved

At present Operation Farm does not have a farm site, however there are a few ways to get involved. Hyde Park Community Allotment Operation Farm runs a plot in the Hyde Park allotments,… Continue reading

Over 55 and want to try something different? Come and grow healthy veg with us in Hyde!

Operation Farm is seeking Hyde residents over the age of 55 to get involved in free fruit and vegetable growing sessions on their allotment in Hyde Park in Tameside. The weekly sessions are… Continue reading

Meet Maddie, our new Operation Young Farmer

Thanks to funding from The Lottery’s Awards for All scheme and TESCO’s #BagsOfHelp initiative we have started to work on an Operation Young Farmer project, with kids aged 8-16years. It’s been a really popular… Continue reading

Operation Farm Presents Potluck Festival

Hey Operation Farmers as summer starts and our orchard starts to bear fruit, wouldn’t you love to find yourself picnicking with your family and friends, whilst listening to some chilled out music? On 16th July… Continue reading

Drum roll please…….We won £2000 !!!!!!

Fantastic news, we won £2000 in the TESCO Bags Of Help Initiative – KERCHING!!! Thanks to everyone who voted for us – we are WELL chuffed !!! This means more kids gardening and… Continue reading

Spring Family Funday Stamford Park 30th April 2017 12 – 4pm

We’ll be rockin’ up at the annual Spring Family Funday at Stamford Park on 30th April 12-4pm, with enchanted gardens, magical mocktails, plant theatre, fairy crafts, and selling some fairy buns. Please bring the sun!!!

Vote for us this February in the Tesco’s #BagsofHelp initiative

Operation Farm are bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative to fund their ‘Operation Farmer Project’ aimed at ‘Inspiring the next generation of cooks & gardeners’

Operation Farm – Volunteer Celebration and AGM

Volunteer get together and Operation Farm AGM 2016 Volunteer celebration and Annual General Meeting Please join us for some grub and a review of the year at The Kitchen, Ashton from 6.30pm on… Continue reading

Harvest Festival 2016 – a big thanks!

A massive thanks to everyone who came to this year’s Harvest Festival, it was a beautiful day with some estimates that we had 5,000 people through the gates. We ran a host of… Continue reading

Tameside4Good – The Tasty Business of Entrepreneurship!

With the assistance of Tameside4Good we’re running a series of workshops helping kids get a taste for the business of food. This fab bunch (below) have just planned their pop up stall at… Continue reading

Harvest time on the Community Allotment

This lovely haul of organic veg grown by our brilliant volunteers on Hyde Park community allotment and some preserves made with the fruit we harvested. We will be heading over to our Haggle… Continue reading