Okehampton Food Projects

Introduction * Organisations * Updates * Calendar

Introducing Okehampton Food and Well Being Projects

Okehampton is lucky to have an active and committed food  community! Our aim is to support a proactive, sustainable and resilient food culture  that reaches all parts of our town. This page is a starting point for curating information about what opportunities the town has.

Our food organisations

All Together Okehampton

Current Projects: Okey Food Workshops (at EcoHub), Qi Gong and Meditation (at Okehampton Community Garden) Contact: alltogetherokehampton@gmail.com

Okehampton Community Kitchen

A community project with big ambitions to make good, local food and drink available to all and to make people having a hard time realise that they matter. Find out more … Current Projects: Community Food Boxes; Slow Cooker Project Contact:

Harvest Workers Coop

Harvest Workers Coop is an Okehampton based workers coop social enterprise. Harvest has been running an organic farm shop in the town for 4 years and run a range of community projects. Find out more … Current projects: Okehampton Food Bank Veg Bags; The Milk Project; Family Workshops; Town to Farm workshops; EcoHub Garden Contact hello@harvestworkerscoop.org.uk

Okehampton Community Garden

Okehampton Community Garden is located in Fatherford Lane, next to the allotments. A key project aim is one of social integration and the garden is specifically set up to appeal to as wide a range of people from across Okehampton town and hamlets as possible Find out more .. Current Projects: Weekly Gardening dropins (Weds, Friday and Saturday 11-4), Family Gardening (from March) Health and Wellbeing (from February) Contact: okehamptoncommunitygarden@gmail.com

Hilltown Organics

Hilltown Organics is the name of Martin and Sara’s small market garden on the edge of Dartmoor where they grow some of the organic vegetables sold at the Harvest Workers Coop shop in Okehampton Devon. They are also a CSA and run a food access, solidarity veg scheme. Find out more .. Projects: Town to Farm; Seasonal Vegetable Boxes Contact:

Okehampton Food Bank

Okehampton Food Bank is an independent service working to combat food insecurity in and around Okehampton. Last year more than 2500 food parcels were delivered Find out more ..

Growing our Future

Growing Our Future has developed and delivered an environment in which to educate, create and celebrate the production of local food. We focus on linking education with growing food, harvesting, preparing, cooking and composting. Projects: The EcoHub Contact:

West Devon CVS

Projects: Health and Wellbeing Alliance Contact:

Learn Devon

We are Devon County Council’s adult education service and we provide courses across Devon to help you explore, find and reach your potential. Projects: Slow Cooker Workshops; Online Growing Skills Contact:

Action for Children

Projects: Contact:

NHS

Projects: Contact:

Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust

Projects: Contact:

Here is a calendar of our activities

April 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Friday April 1
Saturday April 2
Sunday April 3
Monday April 4
Tuesday April 5
  • 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Children's Activity Session
    Children's Activity Session
    1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    Outdoor fun for children up to the age of 10. We have bug hunting, den building, treasure hunts, arts and crafts.

    Recurs weekly
Wednesday April 6
Thursday April 7
Friday April 8
Saturday April 9
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Jurassic Kids - Family gardening club
    Jurassic Kids - Family gardening club
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    This activity is registered with the Children’s University and participating children will be able to have their passport stamped for joining this club.
    We will be doing some gardening as well as other activities to keep the children active in nature

    Recurs monthly
Sunday April 10
Monday April 11
Tuesday April 12
  • 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Children's Activity Session
    Children's Activity Session
    1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    Outdoor fun for children up to the age of 10. We have bug hunting, den building, treasure hunts, arts and crafts.

    Recurs weekly
Wednesday April 13
Thursday April 14
Friday April 15
Saturday April 16
  • 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Storytelling Blaze with Artemis
    Storytelling Blaze with Artemis
    7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

    Continuing on from the workshop in March there will be an opportunity to tell your short story around a small campfire.

    Recurs monthly
Sunday April 17
  • 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Harvest Town to Farm - Spring Foraging
    Harvest Town to Farm - Spring Foraging
    12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

    Contact hello@harvestworkerscoop.org.uk for more information

  • 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm Harvest Town to Farm - Spring Foraging
    Harvest Town to Farm - Spring Foraging
    3:30 pm – 6:30 pm

    Contact hello@harvestworkerscoop.org.uk for more information

Monday April 18
Tuesday April 19
Wednesday April 20
  • 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm Harvest Family Cooking
Thursday April 21
Friday April 22
Saturday April 23
Sunday April 24
  • 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Harvest Town to Farm - From Propagation to Planting
    Harvest Town to Farm - From Propagation to Planting
    2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    Compost, seed, sowing,pricking out, planting £25
     

    Contact hello@harvestworkerscoop.org.uk for more information

Monday April 25
Tuesday April 26
Wednesday April 27
Thursday April 28
Friday April 29
Saturday April 30

May 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Sunday May 1
Monday May 2
Tuesday May 3
Wednesday May 4
Thursday May 5
Friday May 6
  • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Learn Devon Slow Cooker Course Part 1
Saturday May 7
Sunday May 8
Monday May 9
Tuesday May 10
Wednesday May 11
Thursday May 12
Friday May 13
Saturday May 14
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Jurassic Kids - Family gardening club
    Jurassic Kids - Family gardening club
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    This activity is registered with the Children’s University and participating children will be able to have their passport stamped for joining this club.
    We will be doing some gardening as well as other activities to keep the children active in nature

    Recurs monthly
Sunday May 15
  • 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Harvest Social Gardening @ecohub
  • 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Harvest Town to Farm - Introduction to No Dig Gardening
    Harvest Town to Farm - Introduction to No Dig Gardening
    2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    Contact hello@harvestworkerscoop.org.uk for more information

Monday May 16
  • 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Storytelling Blaze with Artemis
    Storytelling Blaze with Artemis
    7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

    Continuing on from the workshop in March there will be an opportunity to tell your short story around a small campfire.

    Recurs monthly
Tuesday May 17
Wednesday May 18
Thursday May 19
Friday May 20
  • 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Learn Devon Slow Cooker Course Part 2
  • 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Harvest Community Meal
    Harvest Community Meal
    6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday May 21
  • 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Harvest Family Cooking
    Harvest Family Cooking
    11:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Two sessions
    11 – 1 and 3 -5

Sunday May 22
Monday May 23
Tuesday May 24
Wednesday May 25
Thursday May 26
Friday May 27
Saturday May 28
Sunday May 29
Monday May 30
Tuesday May 31
  • 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Children's Activity Session
    Children's Activity Session
    1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    Outdoor fun for children up to the age of 10. Den building, bug hunting, arts and crafts

June 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Wednesday June 1
Thursday June 2
Friday June 3
Saturday June 4
Sunday June 5
Monday June 6
Tuesday June 7
Wednesday June 8
Thursday June 9
Friday June 10
Saturday June 11
  • 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Harvest Family Cooking
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Jurassic Kids - Family gardening club
    Jurassic Kids - Family gardening club
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    This activity is registered with the Children’s University and participating children will be able to have their passport stamped for joining this club.
    We will be doing some gardening as well as other activities to keep the children active in nature

    Recurs monthly
Sunday June 12
  • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Harvest Social Gardening @ecohub
Monday June 13
Tuesday June 14
Wednesday June 15
Thursday June 16
Friday June 17
Saturday June 18
Sunday June 19
Monday June 20
Tuesday June 21
Wednesday June 22
Thursday June 23
Friday June 24
Saturday June 25
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Harvest Family Workshop
Sunday June 26
  • 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Harvest Town to Farm - Introduction to Scything
    Harvest Town to Farm - Introduction to Scything
    2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    Contact hello@harvestworkerscoop.org.uk for more information

Monday June 27
Tuesday June 28
Wednesday June 29
Thursday June 30

July 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Friday July 1
Saturday July 2
Sunday July 3
Monday July 4
Tuesday July 5
Wednesday July 6
Thursday July 7
Friday July 8
Saturday July 9
  • 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Harvest Family Cooking
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Jurassic Kids - Family gardening club
    Jurassic Kids - Family gardening club
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    This activity is registered with the Children’s University and participating children will be able to have their passport stamped for joining this club.
    We will be doing some gardening as well as other activities to keep the children active in nature

    Recurs monthly
Sunday July 10
  • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Harvest Social Gardening @ecohub
Monday July 11
Tuesday July 12
Wednesday July 13
Thursday July 14
Friday July 15
Saturday July 16
Sunday July 17
  • 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Harvest Town to Farm - Moths, buttlerflies and insects
    Harvest Town to Farm - Moths, buttlerflies and insects
    8:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Contact hello@harvestworkerscoop.org.uk for more information

Monday July 18
Tuesday July 19
Wednesday July 20
Thursday July 21
Friday July 22
Saturday July 23
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Harvest Family Workshop
Sunday July 24
Monday July 25
Tuesday July 26
  • 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Children's Activity Session
    Children's Activity Session
    1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    These sessions are aimed at children up to the age of 10. There is den building, bug hunting, treasure hunts, arts and crafts

    Recurs weekly
Wednesday July 27
Thursday July 28
Friday July 29
Saturday July 30
Sunday July 31

August 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Monday August 1
Tuesday August 2
  • 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Children's Activity Session
    Children's Activity Session
    1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    These sessions are aimed at children up to the age of 10. There is den building, bug hunting, treasure hunts, arts and crafts

    Recurs weekly
Wednesday August 3
Thursday August 4
Friday August 5
Saturday August 6
Sunday August 7
Monday August 8
Tuesday August 9
  • 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Children's Activity Session
    Children's Activity Session
    1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    These sessions are aimed at children up to the age of 10. There is den building, bug hunting, treasure hunts, arts and crafts

    Recurs weekly
Wednesday August 10
Thursday August 11
Friday August 12
Saturday August 13
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Jurassic Kids - Family gardening club
    Jurassic Kids - Family gardening club
    2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

    This activity is registered with the Children’s University and participating children will be able to have their passport stamped for joining this club.
    We will be doing some gardening as well as other activities to keep the children active in nature

    Recurs monthly
Sunday August 14
Monday August 15
Tuesday August 16
  • 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Children's Activity Session
    Children's Activity Session
    1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    These sessions are aimed at children up to the age of 10. There is den building, bug hunting, treasure hunts, arts and crafts

    Recurs weekly
Wednesday August 17
Thursday August 18
Friday August 19
Saturday August 20
Sunday August 21
  • 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Harvest Town to Farm - Haymaking by Hand
    Harvest Town to Farm - Haymaking by Hand
    11:00 am – 5:00 pm

    Contact hello@harvestworkerscoop.org.uk for more information

Monday August 22
Tuesday August 23
  • 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm Children's Activity Session
    Children's Activity Session
    1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

    These sessions are aimed at children up to the age of 10. There is den building, bug hunting, treasure hunts, arts and crafts

    Recurs weekly
Wednesday August 24
Thursday August 25
Friday August 26
Saturday August 27
Sunday August 28
Monday August 29
Tuesday August 30
Wednesday August 31

September 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Thursday September 1
Friday September 2
Saturday September 3
Sunday September 4
  • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Harvest Social Gardening @ecohub
Monday September 5
Tuesday September 6
Wednesday September 7
Thursday September 8
Friday September 9
Saturday September 10
Sunday September 11
Monday September 12
Tuesday September 13
Wednesday September 14
Thursday September 15
Friday September 16
Saturday September 17
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Harvest Family Workshop
Sunday September 18
Monday September 19
Tuesday September 20
Wednesday September 21
Thursday September 22
Friday September 23
Saturday September 24
Sunday September 25
  • 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Harvest Town to Farm - Autumn Walk and Forage
    Harvest Town to Farm - Autumn Walk and Forage
    2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Contact hello@harvestworkerscoop.org.uk for more information

Monday September 26
Tuesday September 27
Wednesday September 28
Thursday September 29
Friday September 30

October 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Saturday October 1
Sunday October 2
  • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Harvest Social Gardening @ecohub
Monday October 3
Tuesday October 4
Wednesday October 5
Thursday October 6
Friday October 7
Saturday October 8
Sunday October 9
Monday October 10
Tuesday October 11
Wednesday October 12
Thursday October 13
Friday October 14
Saturday October 15
Sunday October 16
  • 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Harvest Town to Farm - Seedy Sunday - How and why to save your own seed
    Harvest Town to Farm - Seedy Sunday - How and why to save your own seed
    2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Contact hello@harvestworkerscoop.org.uk for more information

Monday October 17
Tuesday October 18
Wednesday October 19
Thursday October 20
Friday October 21
Saturday October 22
Sunday October 23
Monday October 24
Tuesday October 25
Wednesday October 26
Thursday October 27
Friday October 28
Saturday October 29
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Harvest Family Workshop
Sunday October 30
Monday October 31

November 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Tuesday November 1
Wednesday November 2
Thursday November 3
Friday November 4
Saturday November 5
Sunday November 6
Monday November 7
Tuesday November 8
Wednesday November 9
Thursday November 10
Friday November 11
Saturday November 12
Sunday November 13
Monday November 14
Tuesday November 15
Wednesday November 16
Thursday November 17
Friday November 18
Saturday November 19
Sunday November 20
Monday November 21
Tuesday November 22
Wednesday November 23
Thursday November 24
Friday November 25
Saturday November 26
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Harvest Family Workshop
Sunday November 27
  • 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Harvest Town to Farm - Wildlife Habitat Creation
    Harvest Town to Farm - Wildlife Habitat Creation
    11:00 am – 3:00 pm

    Contact hello@harvestworkerscoop.org.uk for more information

Monday November 28
Tuesday November 29
Wednesday November 30

December 2022

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Thursday December 1
Friday December 2
Saturday December 3
Sunday December 4
Monday December 5
Tuesday December 6
Wednesday December 7
Thursday December 8
Friday December 9
Saturday December 10
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Harvest Family Workshop
Sunday December 11
  • 11:00 am – 2:30 pm Harvest Town to Farm - Seasonal Wreaths
    Harvest Town to Farm - Seasonal Wreaths
    11:00 am – 2:30 pm

    Contact hello@harvestworkerscoop.org.uk for more information

Monday December 12
Tuesday December 13
Wednesday December 14
Thursday December 15
Friday December 16
Saturday December 17
Sunday December 18
Monday December 19
Tuesday December 20
Wednesday December 21
Thursday December 22
Friday December 23
Saturday December 24
Sunday December 25
Monday December 26
Tuesday December 27
Wednesday December 28
Thursday December 29
Friday December 30
Saturday December 31

January 2023

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Monday January 2
Tuesday January 3
Wednesday January 4
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Saturday January 7
Sunday January 8
Monday January 9
Tuesday January 10
Wednesday January 11
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Saturday January 14
Sunday January 15
Monday January 16
Tuesday January 17
Wednesday January 18
Thursday January 19
Friday January 20
Saturday January 21
Sunday January 22
Monday January 23
Tuesday January 24
Wednesday January 25
Thursday January 26
Friday January 27
Saturday January 28
Sunday January 29
Monday January 30
Tuesday January 31

No events.

February 2023

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Wednesday February 1
Thursday February 2
Friday February 3
Saturday February 4
Sunday February 5
Monday February 6
Tuesday February 7
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Saturday February 11
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Wednesday February 15
Thursday February 16
Friday February 17
Saturday February 18
Sunday February 19
Monday February 20
Tuesday February 21
Wednesday February 22
Thursday February 23
Friday February 24
Saturday February 25
Sunday February 26
Monday February 27
Tuesday February 28

No events.

March 2023

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Wednesday March 1
Thursday March 2
Friday March 3
Saturday March 4
Sunday March 5
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Tuesday March 7
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Tuesday March 21
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Monday March 27
Tuesday March 28
Wednesday March 29
Thursday March 30
Friday March 31

No events.

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