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.


We are grateful to the following organisations for funding support:

  • Rank Foundation
  • 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
  • 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.

Commercial Organisations

Humber Galvanizing
who donated the land on a free lease.

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

Bonus Electrical
We are currently working with Bonus and their renewable energy arm, Boston Renewables to meet our electrical needs.

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.

VIP Communications
We worked with VIP communications to install a wireless hub on site to provide us with our communication needs.

Atom Brewery
Atom have hosted our networking events at their brewery.

Colletta & Tyson
Provided compost.

Social Enterprises & Trusts

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 is a registered charity providing opportunities for people who have a learning difficulty or disability to be involved in a working horticultural nursery.  Mires Beck has provided us with some materials, soil and plants and we are pleased to maintain ongoing partnership with them.

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

Time Bank


Hull College Group
The College are a key partner, building our infrastructure, 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.  The University also provided a venue to host BBC Gardeners’ Question Time in January 2017 and we hope to continue working with faculties as projects develop.

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

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