• Community.

  • Regeneration.

  • Inclusion.

Connecting folk
through food.

EAT GROW THRIVE is a regeneration and
social inclusion business fronted by Glen Duckett.

EAT:  Employment and training solutions to regenerate communities with a focus on food: growing it, cooking it and serving it.

GROW:  Growing partnerships and growing people through pioneering solutions to manage community issues, community spaces and community assets and provide life chances for disadvantaged people.

THRIVE:  Developing a culture of inclusion and sustainability through imparting knowledge and tried and tested models, experiences and case studies to bring about regeneration through social enterprise.


Key offerings


Hospitality + Catering

Trading for over 10 years, as a social enterprise, Eagle and Child, Ramsbottom was a key instigator to Ramsbottom’s success as a culinary and tourism honeypot. Glen handed over the reigns to Father and Son operators Bill and Will Gallie of Gallie Inns in January 2022 and at the same time was awarded ‘Unsung Hero’ in the Lancashire Tourism Awards.

Read the E + C story


Community Regeneration

With over 20 years of successful project management experience that has always focussed on putting local people at the heart of regenerating their communities

More about our regeneration


Project Management

Glen has managed portfolios of multi-agency funded projects of over £1 million within the community and public sector.

More about project management

Projects & Programmes

  • Healthy Communities

    Belonging, Food growing, Mental health
  • Community regeneration

    Community empowerment, Community engagement, Community leadership
  • Growing resilience

    Conflict resolution, Mediation, Mindfulness
  • Inclusion

    Developing confidence, Enabling involvement, Reducing barriers
  • Realising young people’s potential

    Alternative education, Employability, Volunteering
  • Public realm

    Cafes, Parks, School grounds