Bristol Local food update
Bristol Fairtrade Network and FareShare South West partner up to give you a unique Gala launch event to Big Green Week, sponsored by the Co-operative membership – combining the best ethical ingredients of fair fashion and a fare feast, using food that would have been wasted. What a great way to spend Saturday 15th June after the Festival of Nature, taking place in the main hall within Bristol City Hall! The evening will kick off at 7.30pm with a free drink and a chance to browse the ‘Fashion’s Read more [...]

Good for Food hackathon

May 29th, 2013 | Posted by Kristin in Events | Get involved - (0 Comments)
From the Good for Nothing website: When? May 31st, 2013 18:00  June 2nd, 2013 16:00 Who? Organised by the Bristol crew Where? Pervasive Media Studio Watershed 1 Canons Road Harbourside Bristol BS1 5TX Register to attend here PROJECT BRIEF: PDF > FARESHARE SW AND FEEDING THE 5000 FareShare South West is an independent franchise of the national charity, FareShare. We work with the food industry to minimise fit-for-purpose fresh, frozen and long-life food going to waste, Read more [...]
Bristol’s beloved gardening tutor Tim Foster will be teaching us about all the things that can go wrong with out precious vegetable crops! With more than 30 years of organic growing and teaching about growing Tim is an engaging and knowledgeable teacher. Sunday 23rd June 10am-1pm £20 To book on contact Lucy at 07506 905 394 At the Golden Hill Community Garden, through the allotment gates at the end of Monk Rd, BS7 8NE. Read more [...]
Lunch is on Fareshare South West – Again! Forks at the ready people – the outstanding success of Feeding the 5000 Bristol has ensured its return to College Green this year on 1st June 2013 from 1pm-5pm. This year is planned to be bigger and better with live music, children’s activities and more. This year’s feast will be a collaboration of some of the best restaurants in the South West, The Thali Café are producing the menu, Pieminister are cooking the feast and Demuth’s will be helping Read more [...]
Michael Pollan Cooking as a Political Act Fri 31 May 2013, 19.45-20.45 At-Bristol Many people now spend a lot more time watching other people cook on TV than doing it themselves. But the outsourcing of this work to corporations has had disastrous effects on our health, our family life, and even on our agriculture. To reverse the trend in his own life, Pollan apprenticed himself to a series of gifted chefs, pitmasters, bakers, brewers, cheesemakers and picklers. Using his own kitchen adventures Read more [...]
Tobacco Factory Theatre GET INVOLVED! A local, national and global story Just Jones & are bringing their award-winning production A Do-Gooder to the Tobacco Factory Theatre later this year. Dr Stockmann and her brother, the Mayor, set up a Co-operative Health Spa to regenerate their childhood home. Exploring themes of environmental sustainability, ethical trading and local identity, the show asks the audience to decide what's important now - our local people or our planet? We’re looking Read more [...]
The Community Buildings Network meeting on June 4th at the Park Centre, Knowle West will be focusing on Food and Community Buildings, including all the inspirational work going on in community centres around Bristol related to growing food, bulk buying, cooking food, and using good food to add conviviality to local services and community events. This event is aimed at committee members, trustees and staff members of voluntary organisations in Bristol that rent, manage or own community premises and Read more [...]
In this issue: Big Green Week 2013 · Eat Drink Bristol Fashion's Sustainable Food Summit · Lunch is on Fareshare Southwest - Again! · Get Growing Trail 2013 · The Community Farm · News from Golden Hill · News from Sims Hill! · The Active Citizens Coffee Pending Day · Feed Bristol Spring Update and News · Food Waste · Launch of the Stokes Croft Traders Food Waste and Recycling Service in Stokes Croft · Keeping afloat in Bedminster · Bristol Farmers Market to Celebrate 15 Years of Trading Read more [...]
Women and Children's day drop in 11-5, Wednesdays at the Trinity Community Garden! To all you lovely ladies and mothers out there, please come along to our free, all day drop in session at Trinity Community Garden every Wednesday from 11-5. There will be opportunities to drink herbal teas and talk about their benefits, grow food, cook healthy meals in our outdoor kitchen, eat lunch together, bake cookies and most importantly relax! Trinity Community Garden is based in the grounds of the Read more [...]
Foodies Festival: The UK’s largest celebration of food & drink. "The UK's largest celebration of food and drink returns in 2013 with eight festivals across the UK. Brighton Hove Lawns: May 4, 5 & 6 Tatton Park, Cheshire: May 17, 18 & 19 Hampton Court Palace: May 25, 26 & 27 London Clapham Common: June 7, 8 & 9 Bristol Harbourside: July 12, 13 &14 Edinburgh Inverleith Park: August 9, 10 & 11 Read more [...]