The Big Dig is working with Growing Manchester and Sow the City to help community food growing gardens to find volunteers and measure their harvest. Find your local garden, or join to see your food growing garden on the map.


Garden requiring volunteers

Add your growing space

You can add your growing space to the map and connect with volunteers in your area.


Record your harvest

Join us and you can record and keep a track of all the fruit and veg you record in our online Harvest-ometer.

Find out more

Growing Manchester

Growing Manchester is a Manchester City Council initiative that helps local people and communities who want to grow food to access support to ensure their projects succeed, delivered by Sow the City in 2015. This website is currently funded by Manchester City Council as a pilot for Greater Manchester.

Visit website

The Big Dig

The Big Dig is a nationwide project which aims to get more people involved in community food-growing. The Big Dig is a project of Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming.

The accuracy of the information detailed on this page is the responsibility of Growing Manchester, the Big Dig city partner for Greater Manchester. Inclusion of a garden or organisation does not imply approval of the organisation or its activities by Sustain.

The Big Dig
C/o Sustain
Development House
56 - 64 Leonard Street