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Dig for Victory: An urban gardening workshop for social and environmental wellbeing

Environment Themed

What’s on offer?

A series of interactive talks, where you’ll have the chance to hear from, discuss, and get involved with fellow community members hoping to drive positive change through sustainable food. Located in Platt Fields Market Garden, a chef’s garden table to taste the delights of Platt Fields Market Garden will be served for lunch.

What’s it about?

Have you, or would you like to set up a community garden in your local area?

Are you interested in recovering a green space to produce your own food?

Or simply curious to find out more about the role of urban gardening Manchester's fight against climate change?

Whether you’re a novice gardener, a local community group, park, business or an established community garden, everybody is welcome to join us for our lunchtime urban gardening workshop.

Who’s leading the event?

This workshop is led in partnership with Manchester Urban Diggers and three Collaboration Labs researchers: Dr Filippo Oncini, Sustainable Consumption Institute, The University of Manchester, Ling Li, The University of Liverpool & Sarah Walker, School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University. With support from the Sustainable Consumption Institute, The University of Manchester.

Coordinated by Hannah Murray and Rosalinda Quintieri, Collaboration Labs, based at The University of Manchester and funded by the ESRC.

Open to

All are welcome, though this event may particularly appeal to those with an interest in Urban Gardening and food production.

Of particular interest to

Greater Manchester residents who have, or would like to, set up a community garden. Or those who would like to get involved with Greater Manchester’s sustainable food growing community.

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