Glebelands City Growers

My journey really began in December 2014 (8th to be precise) with a short visit to  Glebelands City Growers in Sale on the outskirts of Manchester. Here Charlotte, Alan and Adam have formed a workers co-operative through which they cultivate some 2 acres or so of land which in days gone by was a council owned nursery. They now grow  a range of salad and vegetable crops, the majority of which are destined for the people of Manchester through Unicorn, specialist wholefood shop, and the travelling Veg People van. Crammed in between the houses and registered organic with the Soil Association, Glebelands is a wonderful example of sustainable food production in an urban environment.

For further information see Glebelands City Growers

[Double clicking on any of the images below will open up that image up in a slideshow format. You can then run the slide show using ‘left’ and ‘right’ buttons.  Personally I prefer to go also to full screen having opened the slide show – F11 on my PC, don’t forget to get out of full screen is the same button , not ESC!]


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  1. […] a co-founder, with partner Lesley, of the sister enterprise Glebelands City Growers, which was  featured earlier on Feeding Body and Soul. They had spent 9 years by the River Mersey in Sale with City Growers honing their salad and leafy […]


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