Projects

We run a wide range of local, participatory food projects, hover over the ‘Projects menu’ item above to view more information on them.  

Grow your own the organic way at Hyde Park Community Allotments

A free course in growing vegetables organically, for beginners or people with limited experience. Learn some basic skills to put into practice in your garden, allotment or just in containers at home. The… Continue reading

Learn to grow your own with Operation Farm!

We’re running a course of 12 free learning sessions for beginners on Tuesday afternoons (2-5pm) from April – July. Learn about planning, sowing, planting, maintaining and harvesting vegetables with Operation Farm on our… Continue reading

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

There are a few ways to get involved with Operation Farm: Hyde Park Community Allotment Operation Farm runs a community plot in Hyde Park allotments, where we grow veg to share and for… Continue reading

Get Involved! Help Out at Hyde Park Community Allotment

Get Involved! Help Out at Hyde Park Community Allotment We are looking for volunteers to get stuck in at our Community Allotment in Hyde Park – whatever your experience you can help. Meet… 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

Enjoy the outdoors this Half term with Operation Farm

Arts activities for kids & Open Day, Hyde Park Saturday 21st February – All welcome! Operation Farm will be holding an Open Day with drop in art activities for kids on Saturday 21st… 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