Partners & Supporters

Photo (above) shows Tesco staff delivering gifts of gardening tools – and a cheque for £1,000.

The list below provides links to some of our partners and supporters.

Hull Food Partnership

The Hull Food Partnership is hosted by Rooted in Hull and is open to everyone working across all sectors of our food systems and culture. Through working together, we support and drive activity in order to realise our vision of Hull as a Sustainable Food City.

People who work with us

  • University of Hull
  • Pause
  • Open Doors
  • Giroscope
  • #thehullwewant
  • National Probation Service
  • TimeBank
  • Back to Ours
  • Humber Street Gallery


We are grateful to these organisations for funding support:

  • Rank Foundation
  • Esmée Fairbairn
  • Hull City Council
  • Hudgell Solicitors
  • Tribune Trust
  • Postcode Local Trust
  • EN:ABLE Community Investment Fund
  • Two Ridings Community Foundation
  • Hull Community Safety Partnership
  • Hull & East Riding Charitable Trust
  • Awards for All
  • Tesco
  • Naturesave Trust
    The Naturesave Trust is funded by the activities of Naturesave Insurance, the UK’sleading ethical insurance provider for individuals, businesses, charities and community groups. Naturesave funded our water harvesting system.
  • Yor4Good Fund

Commercial Organisations who work with us

Wedge – Humber Galvanizing
Humber Galvanising have donated the land on a free lease on a ‘meanwhile use’ basis, and we are very grateful for their continued support of Rooted.

Jewsons are a regular supporter, providing materials for our projects..

Bonus Electrical
We worked with Bonus and their renewable energy partner, Boston Renewables to meet our electrical needs through solar power.

Hobson and Porter
Through the 4GoodFund, Hobson and Porter got involved with Rooted in Hull, initially clearing the site and providing materials.  They continue to play an active role in connecting us with other areas of the private sector and general ongoing encouragement.

Eurovia provided us with stone, an excavator and driver to put in a path from the gate to the centre of our site.

Atom Brewery
Atom have hosted our networking events at their brewery and brought their beer van to our events.

Colletta & Tyson
C&T kindly donated compost for use in our beds.

PTG Treatment
Treated bare timber for new raised beds with preservative.

Yorkshire Water
Provided a feed free of charge from the main supply to our site to supplement our rainwater harvesting in times of drought.

Social Enterprises & Trust Partners

The Crossings Homeless Shelter
The Crossings Shelter has pledged their support and we hope to work more directly with them as we develop the site.

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
We worked with the Trust’s ‘Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders Programme’ to use and interpret how Ecosystem Services support sustainable food production.

For Entrepreneurs Only
We took part in the FEO Bootcamp, have received support and advice from a number of FEO members and play as active role in this network as we can.

Probe Hull Ltd
We have been supported by Probe Hull who have also offered us the use of their minibus.

Food 4 Hull
We have always had strong moral support and encouragement from Food4Hull and are delighted by their positive values.

Social Farms and Gardens  (previously The Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens.)
We are a member of the Federation and have regular support from Mick Marston.

Social Enterprise International
SEE have supported us to secure initial set up funding and continue to help with advice and  networks.


Mires Beck Nursery
Mires Beck Nursery provides opportunities for people who have a learning difficulty or disability to be involved in a working horticultural nursery.  They have provided us with  materials, soil and plants.

Humber Wood Recycling
Constructed our shop shelving and support us with the supply of reclaimed timber.

Time Bank

have partnered us in running events.

Education & Public Sector Partners

National Probation Service

We have referrals from NPS working with us, and they have also helped in a number of ways from safeguarding training to facilitating funding.

Hull City Council
Through the Leader’s office, HCC funded the street works to provide road and pedestrian entrances to site and surface the pavement on the adjacent road.

Hull College Group
The College are a key partner, building our infrastructure,such as raised beds and fitting out shipping containers, providing students with real work experience and helping them to become rounded citizens of Hull.

Bishop Burton College
Volunteer students from the college have helped on site.

Hull University
We have had support form a number of academics in the University whist we developed our ideas.  We are currently collaborating on a healthy eating programme.

Trinity House Academy
Trinity House bring student volunteers including their Duke of Edinburgh Award group

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