Growing Hubs are being developed around the borough in collaboration with local communities and community groups to provide community growing space for fruit and vegetables. These spaces also give excellent education opportunities around food growing and sustainability.
The concept started with the Training and Demonstration Hub at Alexandra Park, and has now grown to include 5 sites across the borough:
- The Hub @ Alexandra Park
- Veg in the Park
- Failsworth Growing Hub
- Lees Growing Hub
- Cafe Mandels
Other hubs are planned across the borough to maximise the opportunity for people to get involved in growing healthy, local food; it is hoped to create one Growing Hub in each of Oldham’s wards.