• Ramsons Day 2014

    Taking place outside Ramsbottom's Railway Station this is our annual celebration of our native wild garlic plant. We'll be cooking up some wild garlic recipes and will have FREE ramson plants so that you can grow your own wild garlic at home.

    Sunday 27th April 2014 - 11.30am till 2.30pm

  • Holly Mount Orchard Blossail

    Have you heard of a wassail? This year we decided to celebrate and bless our community orchard during the spring blossom, so come and join the Incredible Edible Ramsbottom orchard team for: Orchard tours, tea, cakes, games... and lots more!

    Sunday 4th May 2014 - 1.30pm till 4pm

  • Incredible Edible Ramsbottom

    What is Incredible Edible Ramsbottom? We're a community group made up of people of all ages and from all walks of life who have come together to give Ramsbottom a chance for an incredible, sustainable future. Find out more by downloading our quick and easy promotional leaflet (Opens in a new window).

    IER - promotional leaflet 2012 [PDF 282kb]

  • Apple Day 2013

    Apple bobbing, face painting, arts & crafts, longest apple peel competition! Freshly pressed apple juice - bring apples and press your own juice. Refreshments and home made produce including crepes, chutneys, cakes, pies and toffee apples... Plus loads more!

    Sunday 13 October 2013, 1-4pm at Nuttall Park

  • Scout Community Week

    This is the first year we've been involved in Scout Community Week and we're very glad we got the opportunity, in the end we recieved help from Tottington Girl Guides, St Andrews Cubs and the Ramsbottom Explorer Scout Unit. Our Wildflower Patch and community orchard never looked so good!

    June 2013

  • Ramson Day 2013

    Wild garlic and chocolate! Are you sure? The food tasting at this years Ramson Day proved very successful with tastings of ramson omelette, scones, pesto and yes even chocolate.

    Saturday 27th April 2013 - 11am till 2pm

  • Pruning and Wassailing

    A fantastic fruit tree pruning workshop organised by THE BiG DIG and followed by an INCREDIBLE Holly Mount Orchard wassail.

    Saturday 2nd February 2013 - 1.30pm till 5.30pm

  • Grafting apple trees

    Our group learn the ancient art of grafting apple trees with apple expert-and-guru Philip Rainford. 'Grafting' is the main method of propagating specific varieties of apple trees and is a technique which has been in use since Roman times.

    Saturday 3 March 2012 - 11.30am till 1.00pm

  • Incredible Ceilidh

    Back in January we had an evening of fun and dancing with all profits going to suppport local food growing projects in and around Ramsbottom. See the photos and read our review!

    Community fundraising event - January 2012

  • Apple Day 2011

    Bigger and busier – Brilliant support from local community as Incredible Edible Ramsbottom grows.

    Community fun day - October 2011

  • Mushroom Hunt

    This fantastic mushroom hunt organised by Vitality+ into Reddisher Woods was a great opportunity to see some of our fascinating native fungi and learn how to identify some of the very best edible species, as well as how to differentiate them from the deadlier varieties!

    Foraging expedition - September 2011

  • Orchard Birthday

    Chief gardener at Holly Mount Orchard celebrated his 30th birthday after our sunday session tidying up, we had beautiful weather in which we drank and dined in the glory of our ever improving community orchard.

    First Sunday of every month, 1pm - 4pm

  • Ramson Day 2011

    On Ramson Day we celebrated Ramsbottom’s beautiful and delicious namesake, wild garlic. Ramsons appeared a couple of weeks early this year and after a very hot April we were a bit concerned we wouldn’t have enough healthy plants.

    Ramson's perfect to pick from April through to May

  • Good Samaritan

    The council gave Incredible Edible Ramsbottom the land at the side of The Good Samaritan. This is quite a big wedge of land to plant up and maintain. However, we were convinced that it would be a great showcase and a great statement to show our commitment to making Rammy self sufficient in veggies

    Maintained every Thursday 6.30pm - 7.30pm

  • Nuttall Park

    Planted back in April 2010, our herb bed has gone from strength to strength. Not only have we had success in growing bountiful amounts of herbs and vegetables but we've had support from local schools too.

    Photos and story to follow

  • Fun at the Tower

    With a few volunteers, a bit of face paint, and a few cups of tea you can raise your profile instantly...did I mention the 130 ft high tower ... I think that may have helped.

    Fundraising event - April 2011

  • Wassail 2011

    The Orchard Wassail is an enlivening event, a ceremony to wake the trees and flush away evil spirits in the hope of a bountiful harvest come the Autumn. It is also an excuse for making merry and a little cider imbibition, and if singing at the trees helps, then this year’s crop should be huge

    Community fun day - January 2011

  • Apple Day 2010

    Apple Day provided hours of fun for kids and adults alike – from apple pressing, record attempts and apple bobbing, to kiddies’ apple sack racing and poem competitions - all washed down with a large portion of apple-based, mouth watering delights.

    Community fun day - October 2010

Spotlight Video

Wow we were blessed again with a balmy afternoon at the orchard. Whilst we should have been huddled around the bonfire with our multitude of cakes and savouries, wisps of train breath escaping into the cool air – we were working in the sun, grafting in T-shirts attending to those last few jobs of the year before our little Bonfire night party.

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Incredible Edible Ramsbottom,
Lower Dickfield Cottage, Holcombe, Bury, BL8 4PD,
United Kingdom

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