Local & seasonal shops, suppliers & restaurants

Veg Boxes

Riverford Organic

Find a local veg, fruit or organic meat (not for us veggies!) box here.

Our local supplier is in Stockley where there is a farm but there are other sister farms around the country.


What’s great with Digg is they show you what’s coming up in your veg box each week.


Manchester Creative Collective distribute veg boxes with produce from local farms near Manchester. Check out just how local the veg are.

Able and Cole Organic Food Delivery, local fruit and veg boxes



Eighth Day Oxford Road, Manchester

Unicorn 89 Albany Rd, Chorlton, Manchester


Check out which Manchester restaurants are committed to providing healthy and sustainable food as part of an accreditation scheme, Truly Good Food, set up by the NHS, Manchester City Council and local communities.

Manchester: a list of restaurants providing local and seasonal food:

The Engine Room in The International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Cambridge Street, Manchester

Gabriel’s Kitchen part of the modern caterer with The Engine Room and Whitworth Art Gallery

The Gallery Cafe at Whitworth Art Gallery on Oxford Road, Manchester

Northern Quarter Restaurant 108 High Street, Manchester, M4 1HQ, they use prime local ingredients and serve fantastic food


Regional Farmers markets


Cracking cooks run Cracking Good Food, a cooking network based in Chorlton in South Manchester, England. They bring together ‘passionate food lovers who share their knowledge with people with people who want to experience the joy of locally sourced, affordable and seasonal food’. Check out their upcoming events (@erinmaochu is keen to try breadmaking and @noveltyshoe is keen to go wild food foraging) and there are lots more links to sustainable and seasonal food and related initiatives in and around Manchester.


Talking Food Action North West

Food blogs and news

Foodie Sarah

JJASON Seasonal and Local Food Twitter List

Outside of Manchester/ NW stuff we love:

Incredible Edible: a whole town growing and campaign for local food.

The People’s Supermarket, a supermarket for the people by the people.

Noma Restaurant, Nordic gourmet cuisine with an innovative gastronomic take on traditional cooking methods, fine Nordic produce and the legacy of Nordic food heritage.

The Garlic Farm, IoW, everything you need to know about growing or buying garlic, buy online.

Farm Shops in UK

Keelham Farm Shop, Brighouse and Denholme Road, Thornton, Bradford BD13 3SS

Eco Living


Cooking Courses / Schools



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