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

Join the Operation Farm committee!

Do you have skills to contribute to Operation Farm? We are looking for new board members, to help manage and direct the organisation and to fulfil some key roles – could you help?… Continue reading

Young Operation Farmers’ Launch Night

‘I Can Grow’ with The Young Operation Farmers We have had some sizzling summer news, having been awarded £9,988 from The Big Lottery. This will fund a 12-month ‘Young Operation Farmers’ Project, aimed… Continue reading

General Meeting and Volunteer Shindig

Thanks to the 50+ members, who attended our General Meeting and Volunteer Shindig on 22nd November 2017. Here’s the photo slideshow with music – if you’re watching on a PC, it should work,… Continue reading

General Meeting and Review of the Year 6pm 22nd November 2017 at The Kitchen, Ashton

Join us for some grub at The Kitchen, Ashton on 22nd November from 6pm for our General Meeting and Review of the Year

Celebrating our wonderful volunteers

Quite simply, Operation Farm couldn’t run all our exciting events and workshops, without the help of an army of volunteers. In this blog post we want to celebrate and thank 3 special ladies,… Continue reading

It’s all go this autumn with Operation Farm

The apples are ripe for picking, the leaves are falling from the trees and frankly it’s gone a bit chilly, it can only mean one thing… …..autumn has arrived!!!

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