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

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

Tulip Sunday in Tameside!

In April, the Tulip Tribe managed to recruit some new members despite a very cold and soggy event at Stamford Park today… I hope everyone who braved it (get it??) enjoyed themselves.

Young Operation Farm Volunteer, George talks about why school gardening is so important

Young Operation Farm Volunteer, George talks about why school gardening is so important. Read more here: https://greenfingeredgeorge.wordpress.com/2016/04/24/georges-campaign-for-school-gardening/ As I hit over 500 followers in my first 6 months of blogging I want to… Continue reading

Check out Operation Farm volunteer, Joan’s post on Green Fingered George’s blog, all about her love of gardening!

Read the blog here: https://greenfingeredgeorge.wordpress.com/2016/04/20/guest-post-from-jolly-joan/ “I am looking forward to this year’s gardening; I really love this season, Spring, with its daffodils and bluebells.”

Cheeky Chicks Cafe

Easter Cafe at the Community Kitchen!

Community Allotment Winter/Spring update

We’ve been keeping on top of things at the Operation Farm allotment with great volunteers, who have come to autumn and winter sessions (in all weathers!) to tidy, compost, repair, and get things… Continue reading

Winter pruning at the allotment

Had a great day today, winter pruning the apple and pear trees in Hyde Park Orchard, organised with support from Urban Orchards Project. Thanks Dan and Nicola for expert direction and all who… Continue reading