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The Northwest Counties Allotment Association works as the County Body for region 3 of the National Allotment Society (NAS).

Coppice Road Allotments Association was formed by the plot holder tenants of the Coppice Road allotment site in Poynton, Cheshire. It has aims for improving and maintaining the facilities on the site for the benefit of all, encouraging good allotment gardening practice, publicising the pleasures and benefits of allotment gardening, promoting the value and perception of allotments as community assets, and providing a representative body in dealings with other groups, public bodies, and the wider public.

Handforth Gardening Society was established many years ago to promote interest in all matters connected with gardening and horticulture generally. They meet from September to May on the first Tuesday of each month. Each season brings a fine range of speakers on a wide selection of topics and in the summer trips and visits are arranged to places of horticultural interest.

Food4Macc is a Macclesfield based voluntary group that encourages local food production, offering a Garden Share scheme to bypass the allotment waiting lists; several community gardens where beginners can learn by working alongside more experienced gardeners; a programme of talks , visits and demonstrations; and help for local food producers to sell directly into the local community.

Incredible Edible are volunteers who replant unloved plots in Wilmslow town centre with herbs, fruit and vegetables for everyone to enjoy and to reconnect passers by with what is in season, right now and what to do with it when it's ready for harvesting. More than that we want to support and improve a local economy, based around food