Calder Food Hub Projects

Added Wednesday, 17 September 2008

Thanks to Andy Wood for sending us the following information

1) Gardeners Days. If you want to grow food, but have no access to land, come to a Gardener's Day!

We have secured access to 3 areas of land for growing projects. Everyone is welcome.

  • Callis Community Garden, Thursday September 18th, and every Thursday thereafter, 12 noon until we've had enough! Callis Community Garden is situated next to the Rochdale Canal Towpath, approximately 2 km out of Hebden Bridge towards Todmorden.

  • Hebden Bridge Bowling Club Allotments, Saturday September 20th, and every Friday thereafter, 12 noon, meet at the bowling club. Hebden Bridge Bowling Club is at the bottom of Lee Mill Road, or can be accessed from the river path that runs from the packhorse bridge at the end of Spring Grove.

  • Pecket Well Allotments, Saturday October 26th, subsequent days to be confirmed, 12 noon. These allotments are behind Cooperative Buildings and Pecket Well College.
    For more information / more detailed directions, please ring Helen on 07900 003758.

2) Introduction to Permaculture Course.

October 11th and 12th, Hebden Bridge, £80.

The course will cover the basic permaculture principles, and will include both theoretical and practical sessions, as well as visiting local permaculture projects.

For more information please ring Guy on 07984 270715.

3) Food Fair and Apple Day.

Saturday October 18th, Callis Community Garden, 12noon - 6pm.

Apple pressing, cook and eat, seed and plant exchange, general chinwag and celebration of our area's edible delights!

For more information please email

4) Project Plenty.

This is a "scrumping" project. If you have fruit trees / bushes or vegetables that you do not have time to harvest, or if you would like to help collect and process scrumped fruit and veg, please get in touch with Helen on 07900 003758, or email

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