Bahary Kurdi – Creating a garden for food

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Bahary Kurdi - Creating a garden for food 08 MarchMar 2022 10:30 - 16:30Platt Fields Market Garden, Platt Fields Park

Manchester Urban Diggers C.I.C. are running a new volunteer programme at Platt Fields Market Garden in March.

The Bahary Kurdi programme will involve the creation of a dedicated garden for growing and cooking locally-grown and culturally appropriate Kurdish food at our market garden site.

Our chef Iman will be cooking a catered lunch each week for the volunteers also using produce from the garden.

  • The 12-week Spring programme is every Tuesday 10:30AM-4:30PM from Tuesday 8th March to Tuesday 24th May. (free lunch + hot/cold drinks)
  • The 12-week Summer programme is every Tuesday 10:30AM-4:30AM from Tuesday 21st June to Tuesday 6th September. (free lunch + hot/cold drinks)

The sessions will be delivered by experienced practitioners and cover a range of subjects, skills and practices related to the activities of the market garden, and to food production including: horticultural skills, garden design, development and management, craft and forestry skills, biodiversity and beekeeping.

Email gro.dumeraew@assiren to sign-up

Please share with anyone you think may be interested in this programme. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Nerissa
Community Gardener + Project Lead

  • Organiser of Bahary Kurdi - Creating a garden for food

    Manchester Urban Diggers (MUD) run Platt Fields Market Garden (PFMG) as a community market garden, part of the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) network. We offer a Veg Box Subscription service, sell produce, supply local restaurants and develop our own fruit, herb and vegetable based products.

    ​Everything we do revolves around food, community and wellbeing. As well as producing wonderful vegetables grown with organic techniques, we provide a space for a whole host of other activities and events throughout the year.

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Platt Fields Market Garden, Platt Fields Park

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If you are walking from Moss Side, walk down to the lake, follow the track behind the buildings, and turn left when you get to the car park.

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