Category Archive: Hyde Park Community Orchard

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!!!

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

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

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

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

Book Now for FREE fruit tree grafting session – limited spaces!

Please note this workshop is now fully booked Saturday 21st February @ Hyde Park, Tameside Operation Farm will be holding a grafting workshop at Hyde Park, Tameside on 21st February where you can… Continue reading

Pruning in the snow!

It was a very chilly winter pruning session at the weekend in Hyde Park Orchard, but a hardy group of enthusiastic participants joined us nonetheless to learn about winter fruit tree pruning and… Continue reading

Book now for FREE Winter Fruit Tree Pruning Session

Winter fruit tree pruning – Hyde, Tameside Saturday 31st January 2015, 10.30am – 1.30pm Led by Samuel Bolton  (Grafting for Orchards Project, Greater Manchester Ecology Unit) This is a great opportunity for anyone… Continue reading