Volunteer

Stand Unitarian Chapel

An expanding site behind the chapel, with vegetable beds and a small forest garden. We meet every Thursday 1pm to 4pm and we’d welcome new volunteers.

New Community Garden brings more life to Philips Park

Today, 5th September, Incredible Edible Prestwich & District (IEPAD) opened a new community garden designed for a variety of people and groups. Pam Warhurst, co-founder and Chair of the Incredible Edible movement formally opened the garden which was supported by…

August update at Philips Park

Hello Everybody. Everything is progressing well at the Incredible Edible Prestwich & District (IEPAD) project in Philips Park. Despite some failures due to pests we are having a productive growing season from the raised beds, and there is going to…

Radcliffe – Growing’s not just for term time and oh Deer!

The Radcliffe site continues to amaze us, and we’re over the moon to have lots of growth this year. So far we’ve managed to harvest potatoes, radishes, lettuces, kale, onions and courgettes. Talking of courgettes, we grew a rather large…

Dates for your diary

Here’s a few dates for your diaries. August 22nd is Prestwich Clough Day at St Mary’s Flower Park, Prestwich between 12-5pm. You’re welcome to come and visit our stall, although we’d also like volunteers to help on the day (setting up,…

Update from St Mary’s

Hi all, We had a very good turnout from the regulars on Sunday and we also had two (unrelated) new helpers completely out of the blue as well as Ben who’s still working with us for his Duke of Edinburgh…

Radcliffe update, plus new hotels for the area

Hello and welcome to the Incredible Edible Radcliffe site update! For those of you that are yet to find us, we are located off Belmont Road in Radcliffe, just on the outskirts of Outwood. We’re just at the end of…

Let’s Talk Loneliness

#LetsTalkLoneliness is a government campaign designed to tackle loneliness throughout our society. Incredible Edible Prestwich is playing it’s part and here’s what John (name changed), a new volunteer, said about it: “Going to Incredible Edible and meeting people in a…

Philips Park Update – May 2021

Despite the variable weather we have been experiencing the growing season is well under way both inside and outside at Philips Park. In the orchard we have a nice show of bluebells and the trees are covered with blossom so…

An update from Mark on Philips Park

Hello, and I hope that you and your families are all well. It is hard to believe that it is now over a year since the lockdown first started. As some of you might be regular volunteers, apologies in advance…

Our £100 forest garden – Celebrating 10 years

We’re Mike and Debbie and together we manage the Incredible Edible forest garden in Prestwich. It’s a hidden gem near Prestwich Clough and this year it’s 10 years old. To mark this milestone,  we’d like to reflect on what it…

Pride Of Prestwich Award

We’re honoured to receive a Pride Of Prestwich Award for supporting the community in the past year. Our Chair, Joan Mulvenna, said, “We’re delighted to receive this award, and are grateful for the appreciation shown by the community. We hope…