Category Archive: Waste Not Want Not

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

Abundance Tameside – 2014

ABUNDANCE TAMESIDE Social Scrumping for All!! Harvesting trips These start at 10am for about 2 hours and we always welcome new volunteers – phone/email or contact us through Facebook for more details: Saturday 4th… Continue reading

Operation Farm Harvest Festival – Sunday 19th October 2014

The Scarecrow and Harvest Festival will take place in Hyde Park, 11-3pm on 19th October 2014. It will be a family fun day with a series of activities, music and a celebration of… Continue reading

Autumn Festival event – what to bring

Our Autumn Festival event is midday-3pm, this Sunday 13th October in Hyde Park, Hyde. If you’re planning on attending here’s a few things to bring and bear in mind. Stuff to bring: anything… Continue reading

Introduction to Cider making workshop

Operation Farm presents a free workshop: INTRODUCTION TO CIDERMAKING Saturday 19th October, 10-3pm at Park Bridge Heritage Centre – The Stables, Park Bridge, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 8AQ. An introduction to cidermaking including some theory… Continue reading

Harvest Event – Making the most of a bumper harvest!

12-3pm on Sunday 13th October 2013 Hyde Park, Lodge Lane, Hyde ‘Waste Not Want Not’ culminates with a grand Harvest family day out in Hyde Park – and it’s all free! The event… Continue reading

Abundance Tameside – join the big pick!

Join the growing movement of social scrumpers, collecting apples that would have otherwise have gone to waste from trees around Tameside. It’s fun, free and fruity! The next session is: midday, Saturday 12th… Continue reading

BOOK NOW: Free Jam and preserves workshop; 22nd October 2013

We’ve booked Welbeck Street Baptist Church in Ashton for the next preserves making: 6-9pm, Tuesday 22nd October 2013 A fun and practical session to: •             Discuss the history and ways to preserve fruit and… Continue reading

BOOK NOW: free jam and preserves workshop

Operation Farm have last minute availability on their free preserves making session for Tameside residents. The event is running on Thursday 26th September, 6-9pm, at New Charter Newton Neighbourhood Centre, 35 Acresfield Road,… Continue reading