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

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

Mossley Horticultural Show

One of those days in England that you wish would never end ! Operation Farm took part in the Mossley Horticultural Show today: apple pressing, seed planting, recipe finding, horticultural show judging and… Continue reading

Abundance Tameside 2016!

Every year we scrump apples from private and public trees, juice them and sometimes make cider. We’ve activities and picks all over Tameside. If you’d like to have a go get in touch… Continue reading

Tameside Scarecrow & Harvest Festival 2016

Hyde Park, Hyde, Tameside, 11am – 3pm Sunday 9th October It’s a Tameside-wide affair this year, but Operation Farm will be offering:   Apple pressing with Abundance Tameside volunteers Seasonal display, haggle ‘n’… Continue reading

Make a Willow Plant Support

Grafton Centre, Grafton Street, Hyde 1.00 – 3.45pm, Thursday 16 June 2016 Led by Juliette Hamilton (Willow sculpture artist) With volunteers from Hyde Park Community allotment, learn to make a plant support for… Continue reading

The Operation Farm survey!

  Operation Farm would like to expand and improve the events, training and volunteering opportunities we currently offer. This short survey will help us understand how our current users and members access our… Continue reading

We’ve been springing into action at the community plot!

We’ve been busy on the community allotment in Hyde park this spring, with digging, weeding, sowing and general tidying up as the growing season gets going. We now have a new path thanks… Continue reading

An Orchard for Mossley

Operation Farm and Green Fingered George helps to plant an Orchard for Mossley, funded by Diggin’ Tameside with help from Rob Muir, Abundance Tameside, Incredible Edible Mossley, First Mossley Scouts & Mossley Makes.… Continue reading