4. Additional resources and information
Starting a new community food growing project
For help and advice on setting up a community growing project in Oldham contact Environmental Services
T: 0161 770 4056
Advice on how to grow your own food
There is a lot of information available which can be overwhelming. A good place to start is to contact or visit your local growing hub in Oldham:
- Growing Hubs - webpage
For online help, the RHS has lots of useful advice for growing in the UK.
The website ‘garden focussed’ is great for help with growing in a specific location. It can be set to Oldham for guidance on seed sowing and harvesting times for particular vegetables.
- Garden Focused - website
For organic growing methods, Garden Organic have been supporting organic growers for many years.
- Garden Organic - website
If you are interested in growing Bangladeshi vegetables subscribe to YouTube channel: Ali Raja Bagan Bari UK
- Ali Raja Bagan Bari UK - YouTube
To find out more about no-dig growing.
- Charles Dowding’s - website
Finding volunteers, funding help and advice
Contact Action Together, Volunteer Centre, Oldham:
- Action Together - website
T: 0161 339 2345