Statement of Purpose

As an accessible community resource, Rooted in Hull aims to be an innovative urban agriculture project that is dedicated to the following purposes:

To provide education and training about growing food, preparing healthy food from fresh ingredients and promoting health eating.

To provide space and activities that will enhance health and wellbeing and lift aspirations

To interpret the impact of existing agriculture and distribution systems of food resources on the environment and society

To be a platform for communicating alternative approaches to food growing and distribution

To celebrate and interpret food and its links to culture and identity

To provide a model approach to city regeneration with particular emphasis on maximising the sustainable productivity of temporary land

To provide a pathway for non traditional groups to enter agriculture and promote job creation in agriculture and food.