Incredible Edible Todmorden | What we do

What we do

We grow fruit, herbs and vegetables around Todmorden that are for everyone to share. We also run a wide range of events that help strengthen the local community. Would you like to join us? click here
In the last year we have:
run 60 tours for over 1,000 visitors (who shopped in town)
vegetable tourists buying Todmorden cheese

provided lots of cookery demonstrations and free tastings
lots of interest in the market stall

organised the Garage Sale Trail
Garage Sale Trail

organised and run a free Harvest Festival
line of cooks

replanted, and installed a new artwork at, library lock
Joanna the artist seals it in

run free talks and workshops, including the first talk in the UK by world-famous author and grower, Stephen Barstow
chap in the coffin say donte eat buttercups

helped organise and run Kidsfest, a day-long creative activity day for kids
have to get this just right

run a families tent at the Agricultural Show
inside the incredible tent

supported Death Awareness Week by helping to run the Pushing Up Daisies festival
pushing up daisies

helped host the UK Food Sovereignty Gathering
food sovereighnty

organised ‘be dementia-friendly’ training for our volunteers
Dementia training teachers and students

lent tents and flags and cooking kit to other local groups
helped organise the Todmorden Incredible Foodie Fortnight.

And yes, you’re right, we’ve planted and looked after vegetable and herb beds and fruit trees all over town – providing food to share with anyone who wants to pick it.
working on the growing beds

And that’s without any paid staff, buildings or funding from statutory organisations. Our income is largely from voluntary donations and fees for talks and tours, to book a tour click here
Yes – this is all done entirely by our Incredible volunteers! Would you like to be Incredible too? click here
Follow the links on the left for more detail about what we do.

IET facebook page

Want to help?

There are loads of ways you can help us in our work. For more information click here. Or email Estelle.