In this issue: Get Growing Garden Trail 2015 · Chelsea Fringe in Bristol · Bristol Schools share their love for growing during 15 Big Picnics · Celebrate summer with fabulous fresh-range foodie feasts · A new way to buy local food produce? · The Bristol Good Food Tour: recent developments · Flexitarian Bristol launched · What Happens Next project · Sims Hill update · Healthy City Week Bristol · More local food from our Green Belt · Tyntesfield Kitchen Garden · Following the Plot No. 26 · Soil Culture: Walk and Talk for Soil · Events · Odds & Ends · Courses · Publications · Regular Things.

The hard work of the spring is just beginning to pay off with the arrival of our early summer crops – there’s nothing quite like sneaking a sun-warmed strawberry, straight from the plant.

In this issue we celebrate some great local projects that are trying to get Good Food out to all parts of the city – through education and via innovative distribution – so more of us get to enjoy some plot to plate.

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Bristol Get Growing Trail 2015 Update

The sun shone, visitors came, much cake was consumed. Tours were taken, plants were sold, volunteers were recruited, inspiration was passed on.

A big thank you to all the community groups who took part in the Get Growing Garden Trail 2015, and to our hard-working photographers who captured the event. The full library of over 1200 Trail photos is now available to view and use at:

Download Bristol’s local food update July-August newsletter 2015 here.

Please visit the Bristol Local Food Directory!