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Our projects encourage community members to take collective action, to grow food together and to improve the quality of life in their local area. Accredited food growing, practical and cookery workshops help residents to save money, eat more healthily and encourage them to make positive environmental changes. Food growing and environmental projects develop skills, provide volunteering opportunities and boost employment. Sow the City can provide consultancy and research identifying food growing sites, conducting feasibility studies or assisting with food policy work. We can submit joint funding applications to help access voluntary sector funding that isn’t available to local authorities. We can help to organise events and promotional activities which reach larger numbers of community members.
Councillor Joanna Midgley
The benefits to health and wellbeing are plain to see and I have heard a lot of very positive feedback about their work
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We have developed great working relationships with many local authorities in the Greater Manchester area. As a small social enterprise, Sow the City delivers efficient and cost effective projects that strengthen the local economy, providing health benefits to residents and helping to make neighbourhoods cleaner and greener.
We have experienced of engaging with disengaged residents from the long term unemployed, isolated older people, to those with fewer opportunities in more deprived areas. We run one off workshops and events within local community precincts or engage in strategic to improve the community health and wellbeing.
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