People’s Kitchen November 2012

People’s Kitchen Glossop 6-8.30pm, Monday 19th November 2012 (food served 6.30-7pm) £3 meal, £1 dessert At Glossop Labour Club 11-13 Chapel Street, Glossop This month proceeds go to High Peak Women’s Aid. Book now via Facebook or by… Continue reading

Sunday 21st October 2012 – Apple Day at Hyde Park Community Orchard

Apple_Day_Poster[1] Upcoming Hyde Park Community Orchard Apple Day, funded with support of the Community Development Foundation and the Big Lottery Community Spaces Programme on Sunday 21st October 2012 – all welcome, bring a… Continue reading

AGM postponed

Apologies, the Operation Farm AGM has been postponed due to logistical reasons. We’ll post a new time and venue when we have one.

Operation Farm at the Tameside Food and Drink festival

We are really excited to take part in the Tameside Food, Drink, Health Well Being Festival 12-4pm, Saturday 29th September  2012 at New Charter Academy, Ashton, where we will be selling fresh, healthy, seasonal… Continue reading

August 2012 Newsletter

Operation Farm report to be launched We are happy to announce the launch of the Operation Farm Vision report at our upcoming AGM in September. The research and development work, funded by the… Continue reading

Operation Farm featured in Guardian’s The New Urban Green exhibition

Operation Farm featured in Guardian's The New Urban Green exhibition

Dawn of Park Cafe and Operation Farm (see her apron!) is featured in a new photography exhibition in Liverpool celebrating green spaces in urban areas, from gardens in prisons to asylum seekers’ allotments to wildflower meadows on housing estates.

The Guardian newspaper are sponsors of the exhibition which is at the National Wildflower Centre in Liverpool from 22 June to 28 September, free entry, nwc.org.uk

Photograph: Jane Sebire

Operation Farm vision published

Take a look at the Operation Farm Vision: a short report documenting the feasibility study we carried out for the project between September 2011 and June 2012: Operation Farm – final report Stakeholder_Analysis_Operation_Farm The… Continue reading

Hyde Park Community Orchard – a fantastic launch event!

A huge thanks to everyone who attended the launch on Wednesday which was a brilliant afternoon. The sun shone, and the artworks, especially the classroom mosaic looked resplendant, and the wildflowers, boosted by… Continue reading

Launch of Hyde Park Community Orchard (phase 2!)

We’re working hard to get everything ready in time for the orchard launch event on Wednesday 11th July 1.30-3pm! The event has been organised so that local schools and other volunteers who have… Continue reading

Orchard improvements are progressing…

Work has begun on the site of the orchard now and over the next month the new outdoor classroom, entrance feature, wildlife discovery trail, new seats and picnic table will be installed. These… Continue reading