Volunteer

Grafting session

Learn about grafting techniques to grow new apple trees. The session takes place on Saturday, March 4th from 10am to 3pm at The Barn in Philips Park. Experienced grafters and beginners are all welcome. Places are limited, so please book…

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 2024

We’re holding a Wassail on Sunday January 21st 2023 at 1pm to 3pm. It’s at Philips Park.

Philips Park sessions

This is our largest site and also includes a forest garden and orchard. Work at the moment involves preparing the beds for planting, sowing 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 1st 2023

Incredible Edible Prestwich are holding Apple Day on Sunday October 1st, 12pm to 4pm. It’s free entry and it’s at The Barn, near the children’s playground.

Philips Park Gardens

The main volunteering session at Philips Park for 2023 is every 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 garden, forest garden and…

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…