Bristol Local food update
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In this issue: Green Capital Update · Bristol's Food Policy Council Update · FUSIONS · GreenCook: Towards a global sustainable management of food · Inspiration from Milan · Food! @ Bristol · Real Economy launches food buying groups · Incredible Edible Update! · Grow Bristol: Growing from a project into a business · Redcliffe Children's Centre Food Project · Sim's Hill update · The Sustainable Food Trust · 'Food for Life' in Bristol · The Conqueror Worn: SusWot's Wormery Project · Following Read more [...]

We will be talking about what activities we offer, our latest news and future plans.

The AGM is being held for HHEAG & Food For All.

Held in the Ledbury Room at The Gatehouse Centre, Hareclive Road, Hartcliffe, Bristol BS13 9JN

from 10:30am to 1.00pm on 3rd October

Theme for 2014 is Local Food.

(A buffet Lunch is provided from 12.00pm to 1.15pm)

FFI please call the HHEAG office on 0117 946 5285 or email info@hheag.org.uk.

Each year for at least the next five years, the English Garden magazine will award one recipient up to £5,000 to help fund or part-fund a project, initiative, event, product, idea, research or development. The scheme is open to individual amateur and professional gardeners as well as industry bodies and heritage, conservation and community gardening groups, non-profits and charities. The magazine welcomes proposals from anyone involved in developing some aspect of the horticulture industry, however Read more [...]

We currently have a vacancy for an Outreach Support Care Coordinator which we would appreciate being circulated far and wide.

This is a very exciting development and is a vital role within the unique TMTP model/work.

A fuller job description with details of how to apply and for more information can be found here.

On a full-time, short-term service contract basis (from a company or self-employed individual). The role is expected to start as soon as possible after 6 October 2014, and the fee is £38,000 excluding VAT. As a key partner in the delivery of Bristol’s European Green Capital year, and as a key non-statutory legacy body beyond the year, the Partnership has the opportunity to clarify its value proposition and secure its long-term sustainability.  The vision for the Partnership is that it creates Read more [...]
22nd September 7.30pm How to Preserve your Crops Find out how to enjoy them in the months ahead. Techniques and tasting! With Mike Feingold 27th October 7.30 pm Harvest supper & Social - bring organic food & drink to share (homemade & homegrown if possible!)  AOG's 30th Anniversary - inc. Cake!  Brief talk by Jon Lucas one of AOG's first members. Collect your Seed Catalogue & Order Form for our discounted group seed order'. 24th November 7.30 pm A Gardener’s experience Read more [...]

Dirty Business! 18th September

September 15th, 2014 | Posted by Kristin in Buy local | Eat local | Events - (0 Comments)
Thursday 18th September Dirty Business: the farmer, the social pioneer and the conservationist From 6.30pm (for food), for 7pm, St Werburgh’s Café, Free event, to book your place: betterfood-dirtybusiness.eventbrite.co.uk Better Food are delighted to bring three fascinating people together in conversation about their very different organic journeys. The Farmer: Garth Clark is Managing Director at the hugely successful Yeo Valley Farms in Blagdon, but he started his career as an organic Read more [...]
Monday September 15th. Arrive 12:45 for a 1 pm start. @Cinema 1 Watershed, 1 Canons Road, Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TX Free event Book your seat by RSVPing back to Ceri Wills on ceri@bristolfoodconnections.com. (Please note: you must RSVP to ensure a seat. There are 195 seats and we cannot have anyone standing.) We are delighted to invite you to join us to celebrate just a few of the highlights of 2014 and to look forward to 2015. We really hope that you can join us. Read more [...]

Bristol’s Food Conference 2014!

September 2nd, 2014 | Posted by Kristin in Events - (0 Comments)
9am–5pm Monday 20 October Event Suite, @Bristol Anchor Road, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 5DB Register for the Conference at: https://bristol-foodconference-2014.eventbrite.co.uk With only a few months to go before Bristol’s year of being EU Green Capital 2015 the Food Policy Council are hosting a Conference with a suitably international flavour. Cities all around the world are starting to look at how they can reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions that are contributing to climate change, Read more [...]
I work for Growing Support, an award winning social enterprise that supports elderly residents of care homes in Bristol and South Gloucestershire to get outdoors and work in the garden. We do this because we believe that everybody has the right to enjoy the benefits of meaningful activity in the garden regardless of their health and social care needs. We grow food, flowers and enjoy craft activities. See our website for more information about what we do:  http://www.growingsupport.co.uk/. We Read more [...]