We operate across various sites in Barnoldswick, Blacko, Burnley, Nelson, Leyland and Padiham providing services for local communities.
Barnoldswick Community Garden – operates weekly but only in summer time e.g. March to October. It is a small project that supports specific individuals with high level needs.
Briercliffe Farm, Blacko – this is a small 200 acre traditional hill farm with various life stock throughout the year e.g. different breads of sheep, cows, occasional pigs etc. It is operated by one of our staff and located approximately 6 miles out of Burnley Town Centre.
March Street Community Garden Site – is the largest of our community garden sites at 6 acres in size. It is located in the centre of a highly urbanised and deprived area of Burnley dominated by poor quality terraced housing.
Parkside Methodist Church – is a small new community garden that we are currently creating in the Trinity Area of Burnley, which is a highly urbanised and deprived area of Burnley dominated by poor quality terraced housing.
Stoops & Hargher Clough Youth & Community Centre – comprises of conservation areas, organic gardening in natural raised beds and a newly planted orchard.
Garden Able project in Nelson represents two large allotment spaces / forestry area. It serves Nelson which is a town that includes a diverse community, but includes a large number of individuals across the borough with substantial health needs, well being, economic circumstances, poor education etc. Furthermore this project also operates a specific element that support individuals currently in the local Mental Health Hospital wards. Learn more about Garden-Able on Facebook
Padiham Memorial Park [garden / green space] is large public greenspace dedicated to the memory of those that lost their lives in World War 1, within which we use a large greenhouse, some dedicated growing space [approximately 0.5 of an area], various specific projects like the outdoor theatre etc.
- The Giant Veggie Patch – is located on Bannister Drive on the Broadfield estate in Leyland, it is a new initiative, it comprises of an orchard, allotment style raised beds that are allocated to members of the community, a polytunnel, and wild areas to encourage biodiversity. Learn more about The Giant Veggie Patch on Facebook