Volunteer

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,…

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…

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…

A new green social prescribing project

Today, we learnt of our success at a new green social prescribing project to improve community mental health and wellbeing in the Bury area. Green social prescribing aims to include people most at risk of developing poor mental health and…

Outdoor community space comes just at the right time

Incredible Edible Prestwich and District are thrilled to have been granted £800 in funding from the  Local Connections Fund supported by The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and The National Lottery Community Fund. We have several flourishing…

Spice up your Autumn with Incredible Edible Chutney, Jam or Relish

  Spice up your Autumn with an Incredible Edible Chutney, jam or relish. They’ve all been made locally in Prestwich by our master chutney maker Susan, and tastefully labelled by Sarah. Perfect served with cheese, meat, vegetables & crackers. It’s…

It’s not just apples that get donated

We were delighted to use donations of fruits this year. In particular, the pears we received from Pat in Blackley led to the discovery of a fabulous recipe for upside down pear and ginger cake. One of our members, Joan,…

Ten Years Old, And Still Growing

Our Prestwich Incredible Edible initiative is celebrating a decade of growing local food, supporting local communities and helping tackle local health issues. We recently marked the tenth anniversary with a visit from Bury South MP, Christian Wakeford. Inspired by the original…

Meanwhile at St Mary’s…

On Saturday 20th May we met in glorious sunshine to tidy and do some planting. We worked hard, and the beds look neat now after 3 of us clipped the grass around each one. Luckily we managed to get it…