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Bristol Food Network are pleased to be hosting the Food Action Group on behalf of the Green Capital Partnership. Meetings take place monthly at Friska, 36 Victoria Street. If you haven’t been before, please note that there is more than one Friska in Bristol! Directions at: http://www.friskafood.com/find_us.php The next meeting will be from 4:30 to 6:30 pm on 22nd July. Please let us know if you’d like to get involved and we can update you with notes from the previous session. Email Read more [...]

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Next meeting 4.30-6.30pm Tuesday 17 June Friska, 36 Victoria Street If you haven't been before, please note that there is more than one Friska in Bristol! Directions at: http://www.friskafood.com/find_us.php Please let us know if you would like to come along at bristollocalfood@googlemail.com.   Read more [...]
I hope you all had a great Trail weekend - whether you were opening your site to the public, or just touring round, getting inspired. If you took any photos over the weekend, we’d love to see copies. Let us know if we’re OK to use them for Trail publicity etc (assuming that we do this all again), and who needs to be credited. We will be uploading Trail photos to the Bristol Food Network Flickr site. We welcome any feedback on the weekend – especially if it helps us to make things better Read more [...]

As usual we’ve lots of tomato plants left over, very little else. So if
there are groups who want to try to grow tomatoes they are welcome to some.

Lots suitable for growing outdoors.

If interested please contact Alex Dunn at alexdunn@blueyonder.co.uk

Teaser image credit: Chris McLaughlin

This year, the council have reinstated an award for best eco-plot and have been donated a cup by the University of Bristol for awarding to the winner. Do you consider your plot to be environmentally friendly? If so you can nominate your plot for consideration. Or perhaps one of your neighbours runs an eco friendly plot - you could nominate them. Here is a list of elements that might be taking place on an eco friendly plot.  It is neither an exhaustive list, nor intended to be a check-list Read more [...]

The Big Commuting Challenge!

June 12th, 2014 | Posted by Kristin in Events | Get involved - (0 Comments)
Welcome to the Big Commuting Challenge 2014 If you took part in Jambusting June last year you’re going to love the Big Commuting Challenge. If you haven't already signed up there is still plenty of time, all you need to do is go to: thebigcommute.getmeactive.org.uk to register. So what's it all about? The Big Commuting Challenge is all about getting people to think differently about their regular commute. Whether you’re thinking about getting more active, saving some money or Read more [...]

Business Green Week 2014!

June 12th, 2014 | Posted by Kristin in Events | Get involved - (0 Comments)
From the West of England Carbon Challenge website: Play your part in building a Green Capital as Bristol gears up for 2015 Business Green Week is a brand new city wide initiative that allows businesses in the Bristol area to join in with Bristol’s BIG Green Week 2014 14-22 June! Internal green weeks are a great way to drive forward behaviour change in your business and are a chance for you to show your commitment to green values. Having run internal green weeks for the past few years, Business Read more [...]
@bristol need allotment growers to help bring their new exhibit, Food!, beginning 23rd July, to life! We would like to ensure we represent a range of areas and people around Bristol and we are very keen to show growers on community sites as well as allotments. We will be creating an interactive map with videos and images to represent the growing sites. The videos to feature on the interactive map will be short, between 20 secs – 1 min showing the growing space brought to life by people saying Read more [...]
Thanks to an Active Neighbourhood Transport Grant from Bristol City Council and travelwest, this year we're able to offer some led cycle rides, to help people as they navigate around the city. There are 5 routes, with North and South Bristol options, one family-friendly ride on Sunday, plus one longer ride to the beautiful productive walled garden at Tyntesfield (where you can get free admission to the garden with your Trail leaflet). Book your place at: www.lifecycleuk.org.uk/getgrowing.       Read more [...]