Growing life in the community
Sow the City is an award winning social enterprise working to improve the quality
and accessibility of greenspace in Greater Manchester.
In just five years we have helped 2000 people grow fruit and veg in their own
homes, helped establish over 60 community gardens and school allotments, and
delivered a wide range of horticultural and health related courses across the city.
We work with in partnership with local authorities, social housing landlords,
schools, charities and local businesses creating stronger healthier communities.
Who we are
What we do
“The benefits to health and well being are plain to see and I have heard a lot of very positive feedback
from local residents about the programme” (Councillor Joanna Midgley - talking about the Growing
“They engaged staff, children and parents alike in all the work in friendly but professional manner”
(Sandra Flynn, Business Manager, Ladybarn Primary School)
“A great session, very informative and fun for children too thanks” (Introduction to fruit and veg growing
training course participant)