Greater Manchester

Groundwork is working across Greater Manchester to create stronger, healthier communities, responsible businesses and greater prospects for local people.

Featured projects

Here are a selection of Groundwork Greater Manchester projects which are currently taking place.

Grow, Cook, Eat for Veterans

Grow, Cook, Eat for Veterans

Grow, Cook, Eat is a Groundwork programme which delivers fun and informal sessions where participants develop new skills around food growing and cookery, whilst also improving social skills, which in turn help improve mental and physical health.

Food Wave

Food Wave

Food Wave is enabling young people to join an international community of likeminded individuals, campaigning for sustainable approaches to food consumption and production, supporting climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts.

Grozone

Grozone

Welcome to Grozone! We’re a cosy little community garden and wildlife project in Cheshire. Honestly the best way to describe our site is a ‘hidden oasis’ – it’s an incredible place for both mind and body, where you can learn new skills, meet new people, and generally improve your health and wellbeing in a friendly and welcoming outdoor environment.

Personal Stories

Here are a selection of Personal Stories from participants in Groundwork's programmes.

Amreen

Amreen

Amreen, lives on a nearby street with her 2 children and was keen to be involved in supporting the Pitt Street project.

Julie

Julie

Meet Julie Loftus, who’s using her passion for growing to inspire others about the benefits of nature on mental health and depression.

Raddon

Raddon

Food Wave offered Raddon a way to learn more about what was already happening in Manchester, to engage more people with sustainable food system change, and to meet some of the people who were driving that change.

Latest updates

Growing Food From Waste

Growing Food From Waste

With the cost of living on the rise, we wanted to share some ways you can save money (and the planet!) by making better use of your food waste.

Orchards in Urban Communities

Orchards in Urban Communities

What can be done about this decline in British orchards and why does it matter? Local organisations in Greater Manchester, such as City of Trees and The Orchard Project, have started to introduce orchards in urban areas.

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Greater Manchester
Contact Details

Groundwork Greater Manchester, Trafford Ecology Park, Lake Road, Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 1TU
T: 0161 220 1000
E: greatermanchester@groundwork.org.uk
Charity registration number: 1124508
Company registration number: 6543150