Northern Roots will create the UK’s largest urban farm and eco-park on Snipe Clough, 160 acres of stunning green space in the heart of Oldham, Greater Manchester.

From market gardening to music festivals, forest schools to woodland weddings, find out how you can get involved and come on the journey with us.

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We are keen to find out your views about our plans, particularly if you are already active in green or growing activities.

The Northern Roots Story
The Northern Roots Story
The Northern Roots Story
Grown in Oldham
Grown in Oldham
Grown in Oldham
School field trip
Opportunities to explore the natural world.
School field trip
School field trip
Family events
Enjoy the outdoors as a family
Family events
Family events

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What is Northern Roots?
Anna da Silva – Looking ahead
Green Oldham Launch Event
A spot of gardening
Lees Eco Park
What is Northern Roots?
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Anna da Silva – Looking ahead
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Green Oldham Launch Event
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A spot of gardening
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Lees Eco Park
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NTLG
ProCook
MioCare
Walker Simpson Architects
Park Cakes
Salford University
Get Oldham Growing
Oldham Council
E3M

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Our volunteers do amazing things, from environmental clean-ups to planting and maintaining the borough’s horticultural displays…