Help sought in Cheshire at Oakcroft

Do you have a few hours to spare each week? Oakcroft is looking for some local volunteers to help out in the market garden. This could involved physical work in the garden, with the market stalls, and administrative support from someone who might be willing to set up and run a volunteer programme here at Oakcroft. If you're interested then do get in touch with Lisa Payne via the Oakcroft website: … [Continue reading...]

VON AGM – September 14th

VON members are invited to join us at our 2014 AGM, which will be held on Sunday 14th September at 1pm at Anandavan, 58 High Lane, Chorlton cum Hardy, Manchester M21 9DZ, UK. The AGM gives members the opportunity to ask questions and to get involved with organisational matters. Please contact us … [Continue reading...]

Tolhurst Organic become a Community Interest Company

Tolhurst Organic have become Tolhurst Organic Partnership C.I.C. After 39 years of organic farming and leadership in stock-free organics, they are, officially, a company whose utmost interests are in the benefits and health of our customers, of our local community. Now a Community Interest Company, … [Continue reading...]

Manchester Vegan Fair 17th May 2014

Manchester Vegan Fair01

As the sun shone down the good vibes streamed out and about 1600 people joined in the fun at the Chorlton Irish Club, raising £1650.00 for VON's broad range of activities and helping increase awareness of vegan organic growing. At 11am doors opened to over a hundred people who had been queuing … [Continue reading...]

North West Stockfree Organic Farmers and Growers Network

A new stock-free organic growers network is forming in the North West and has just published its first newsletter. Click the link below to download and find out more. NWSFOFGN-Issue1 … [Continue reading...]