Meet your local farmers:
Tim & Janet’s family have been at Abbey Leys farm since the 1930's, and today produce organic eggs and potatoes. They keep four types of speciality hens, including Speckeldy, Hebden Black, Welsummer and White Leghorns, for a beautiful variety of eggs.... more
FarmStart Abbey Leys is the UK's first organic incubator farm. Established in 2013 it has supported nearly twenty new-generation growers to try out farming at Abbey Leys Farm in North Cheshire. And with such a range of people on the site a vast range of... more
This is the latest and most exciting growing site in Greater Manchester, right in the heart of Stockport: Woodbank Nursery used to be where Stockport Council raised their own bedding plants, but now FarmStart have taken on several of the polytunnels and 1... more
Libby and Paul Flintoff grow fantastic quality produce on their 4.5 acre farm just north of Preston. They took on the site in 1993 after growing organically in Yorkshire for 6 years.
There has been much conservation work carried out on the... more
A true Greater Manchester food gem, Glebelands City Growers are a small market garden in Sale growing on three acres of land next to the Mersey River. They specialise in growing salad leaves, leafy greens, herbs, and a range of other vegetables. Because... more