Volunteer

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…

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…

About the new Tier 4 Covid-19 restrictions

Happy New Year, and I hope you’re safe and well. Given the lockdown, new variant of the virus and the time of year the IEPAD board had a virtual meeting this week and decided that for January 2021, at least,…

Wassailing

Happy New Year from all of us at Incredible Edible Prestwich & District. Wassailing is an ancient British custom of visiting your apple orchard, reciting incantations and singing to the trees. We’ll also hang toast on the branches and add…

Philips Park sessions

This is our largest site and also includes a forest garden. Work at the moment involves preparing the beds for planting, swoing seeds and growing and harvesting them.

Philips Park Saturday

Yesterday we completed and filled the planter that the Boom group recently built. We are also experimenting with strawberries planted in pots and fastened to the fence in the hope that it will offer some protection from the local rodents!

Apple Day – Oct 17th 2021

A great family event at Philips Park on October 17th 2021, featuring what else, but apples and more apples. There’s a wonderful café serving delicious apple cakes, apple pancakes and pastries. There’s also jams and chutneys, all from locally grown…

Philips Park Gardens

The main volunteering session at Philips Park for Spring  / Summer 2022 is on a Saturday Morning from 10am until 1pm. We have have regular volunteer group but new people are always welcome. We are working over 3 sections, main…

Whitefield Community Fire Station

The Incredible Edible plot at Whitefield Community Fire Station is a small plot consisting of two beds. The smallest is a herb bed where several culinary herbs, including rosemary, parsley, chives, mint etc. are grown for community use. In the…