The revenue generated by our Cookery School helps support our range of community projects.
We teach how to cook affordable, healthy and tasty food from scratch within communities experiencing food poverty.
Cracking Good Food launched in March 2010. We believe cooking is a vital life skill that everyone should have the opportunity to learn.
Find out more about our history, aims and ethos here.
Cookery Schools & Forages | Community Cooking | Catering & Business Initiatives
Sharing cooking skills and our love of good food for all communities, fighting for
sustainable food security across Greater Manchester and beyond.
“Everyone deserves good food”
We campaign against food waste and the many causes of climate change. We fight for social justice and good food for all, sourced through the local economy.
Everyone deserves good food and it’s affordable IF you know WHAT to cook and HOW.
When you buy from our range of cracking good festive gift ideas, you’ll be helping us to
alleviate hunger and share cooking skills with Greater Manchester communities
experiencing food poverty.
Breadmaking, Cantonese, Pasta, Japanese, Foraging and so much more! Bookings support core running costs enabling us to work in communities.
We deliver FREE 10 week cooking programmes at 4 Manchester Homeless Prevention Hostels.
Upskilling School Cooks, teachers, parents, children and students to embrace a good food culture!
Full or half day wild food forages across Manchester, Cheshire and Yorkshire.
Fighting against food, fuel poverty and homelessness by promoting the Living Wage and fair working conditions.
Specific training to set up Community Cooking Clubs that embrace positive environmental change.
Teaching communities how to cook healthy, affordable food also brings neighbours together socially.
Our joint mission is to eradicate food poverty in Greater Manchester.
Anytime, anywhere! Food brings people together, we would love to cook with you.
Sustainability is a key element of our working practices.
Give a cooking session or two as an original, fun, experiential gift!
Come and find out more about our range of sponsorship opportunities to support Cracking Good Food & the GMFPA Skills & Training subgroup to eradicate Food Poverty in Greater Manchester.
Make a difference to communities currently living in food poverty. Your donation will help us inspire and educate communities and individuals to know and appreciate the importance of good food .
Cracking Good Food is supported by over 100 volunteers without whom we would not be able to deliver our extensive programme of cookery classes, courses, workshops and demos.
Find out more about the full range of our historic community outreach work from 2010 up to 2019.
This 1 minute film is about what we do, and was voted upon by the public.
We won Best Business in 2018.
As a company and as individuals we value:
Co-operative and collaborative working
Flexibility and enthusiasm
Integrity and honesty
Care for customers as well as food
Respect for our environment
Supporting the local economy
Constructive self-criticism for organisational improvement
Sustainability, as individuals, as an organisation and in a wider context