Growing Groups & Contacts

• Ainsdale Road Community Allotment On Ainsdale Road Allotment Site, Great Lever Organic Fruit & Veg. cookery classes. Garden sessions Thursdays & Saturdays 1pm onwards. Contact Andy 07786 798 610 Four Seasons sessions Wednesdays 10am onwards Contact Richard 0781967320 (Also female-only growing sessions, contact for details)

• The Deprosu Allotment On Haslam Park Allotment Site, off Deane Road Organic Fruit & Veg. cookery classes. Garden sessions Sundays 12pm onwards. Contact Kath 07990774434

• The Four Seasons Project Part of Halliwell Community Food Plot on Shepherd Cross St Allotment Site. A mental health horticultural project including organic fruit, veg, herb & flower growing & basic craft activity. Meets Thursdays 9am to 12.30pm (see Halliwell Community Food Plot for more details) Contact Richard 07891 967 320

• Great Estates Community Gardening Group, Sabden Road, Johnson Fold Organic Fruit & Veg. (contact Bolton At Home for latest info at Johnson Fold Estates Office, 31 – 33 Johnson Fold Avenue, Bolton BL1 5SF; Tel: 01204 329565)

• The Greenhouse Project Garden 1 Quebec Place, Deane BL3 5JW. Organic Fruit & Veg growing, Grow, cook & eat classes. Garden sessions Tuesdays & Thursdays 10am onwards (presently includes sessions for older people & for people with mental health challenges) Contact Alan 07948032155

• Halliwell Community Food Plot On Shepherd Cross St. Allotment site Organic Fruit & veg. Tuesdays 2pm onwards. Contact Anne 01204 492 997

• Horwich Harvest Project (Lever Park School), Stocks Park Drive, Horwich. Recently established community garden growing organic fruit & veg. There is a 40ft polytunnel to get new seeds started and we also have 4 wheelchair accessible raised beds.  Garden sessions Mondays 1pm – 4pm, Wednesdays 1pm – 4pm and Saturdays 1pm to 4pm.  Contact Sue on 01204 691323 or Colm on 01204 667959

• Westhoughton Food Co-op Plots on Central Park Allotment Site (off Central Drive/The Avenue), also site at Hall Lee Bank (off Park Road).  Organic fruit & veg; Polytunnel. Tuesdays 6pm onwards.  Contact Ray 07745 980 665; email:

• Bolton Gathering of Organic Growers (GOG) Award-winning network which promotes community organic growing in Bolton – regular meetings held at The Kitchen Cafe during Winter and around the various food growing plots during the growing season (posted on the Events Page), and with a base at The Green House Project, 1 Quebec Place, Deane, Bolton BL3 5JW.   Contact Alan 07948032155

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