Growing School

Helping communities to grow their own fruit, veg & flowers

Useful links

 Abundance Manchester is a voluntary project which picks surplus or unwanted fruit from gardens and public trees around South Manchester and distributes it to local groups and communities.


Manchester Environmental Education Network, or “MEEN” as it is more commonly known, is dedicated to supporting teachers, organisations and individuals working to promote environmental education and Education for Sustainability.

GRAIN is a small international non-profit organisation that works to support small farmers and social movements in their struggles for community-controlled and biodiversity-based food systems.


The Kindling Trust aims to work towards a just and ecologically sustainable society, by establishing a practical working example of the world we want, right here in the North West of England.Kindling logo




PAN-UK are “the only UK charity focused on tackling the problems caused by pesticides and promoting safe and sustainable alternatives to pesticides in agriculture, urban areas, homes and gardens.” See their Pesticide-Free Town Campaign page for help with setting up your own local campaign.



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