Food & Zero Waste

Eat Well MCR Marketplace

Each week a rotating cast of Manchester’s favourite restaurants and chefs – alongside some hidden gems – supply the shop with meal kits for both mid-week suppers and special weekend dinners.

Every purchase helps Eat Well MCR to continue supporting our community with nutritious meals, cooked with love by the chefs in the collective.


Passion Fruit Coffee Roasters, Old Trafford

Passion Fruit’s shop and roastery on Ayres Road, Old Trafford, is not only filled with incredible coffee but beautiful chocolate and various coffee related trinkets.


Gatley Refillery

Gatley Refillery brings you household & personal care products to refill, eco conscious hair, home and beauty products from sustainable brands. The aim is to reduce the use of single use plastic in the community. All refills are cruelty free, vegan, biodegradable and eco friendly.


The Dispensary Salford

Fay and Ed launched The Dispensary Salford because they were fed up of having no access to zero waste stores in Salford. As they built up their following they thought it only fair to share their shop online. If you care about the environment and want to do zero waste, they want to offer a friendly, non judgmental way to get started.


Seed Urban Farm

Oyster Mushrooms, born in Stockport

Microgreens are a functional food and provide key nutrients in a practical way, giving concentrated amounts of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants whilst packing a flavoursome punch. And they’re available all year round.

Seed Urban Farm deliver microgreens and mushrooms within a 10-mile radius of their grow unit at Vernon Mill in Stockport. Deliveries are made on their custom-made electric tricycle and within 3 days of your order, cycling small but mighty produce direct to your home.


Ginkgo Herbs & Health, Altrincham

Altrincham’s one stop shop for natural health and lifestyle. Ginkgo Herbs & Health stock bespoke herbal medicines, sports & nutritional supplements, natural hair & beauty products plus unpackaged refill station.


The 8th Day, Oxford Road

The 8th Day is a 100% Vegetarian Health Food Store and Café, one of the longest running Worker Co-operatives in the North West. Established in 1970 they now stock over 5,000 lines and offer a wide range of organic, vegetarian and vegan products, including nutritional and herbal supplementsand natural and organic skincare.

Delivering artisan bread, groceries, organic fruit & veg across Greater Manchester by eco-friendly bicycle.


The Tea Keepers

Founded by ex-restauranteurs and tea enthusiasts Renata & John, The Tea Keepers is all about experimenting and taking the time to find the perfect flavour.

The team take the 10 key tea flavours and create unique blends that are now only available in a handful of quality establishments and their online shop.


Barbakan Deli, Chorlton

Established in 1964, Barbakan Delicatessen is a nationally award-winning craft bakery and continental delicatessen set in the heart of Chorlton, Manchester.


Elliot Eastwick’s World Famous Hot Sauce

Small batch gourmet hot sauce. Made in Manchester.


The Good Life, Heaton Moor

The Good Life aim to inspire our community to make small changes, and to provide a fun place for people to easily shop in a more environmentally friendly way.

Food products are bought in bulk and sold from bins and dispensers to reduce the amount of waste and packaging used. Customers are encouraged to bring their own containers to fill, weigh, pay, and then reuse again and again.


Lentils & Lather, Didsbury

Lentils & Lather is the number one destination in South Manchester for a wide range of sustainable and plastic free or zero waste products. Selling ethical items across three main categories of food and drink, personal care and household, their full range of products is expanding all of the time.

Lentils & Lather collaborate with Chorlton Bike Deliveries to offer people in the Chorlton and surrounding areas the opportunity to try sustainable shopping.


The Veg Box People

Local, organic vegetable and fruit bags as a sustainable alternative to the mainstream food system. Veg Box People is a not-for-profit social enterprise working to support local growers, and to improve the environmental impact of the fresh produce that is consumed in Greater Manchester

Collect your weekly fruit and veg shopping from a collection point near where you live or work, knowing that you’ll get the best produce of the season. By using collection points we can help to reduce fuel consumption, keep prices low and support local businesses.


A Convenient Store, Ancoats General Store, Stretford Foodhall and Sale’s Groceries & Beer

Ancoats General Store

A Convenient Store like to do things differently, their shops they aim to bring a little edge to the simple world of groceries with food and drink. Stocking manufacturers and brands they think people will love, all within a vibrant environment with some good tunes on.

What’s your thing – low waste? Vegan? Local produce? A Convenient Store can hook you up.