What Can I Do?

Want to get involved, but don’t know where to start?

Growing

Want to get mucky in a Community Garden? Or learn to look after chickens at a City Farm? Ever wanted to pluck your own apple from a Shared Orchard? Well here is a map and guide that will help you do just that, plus a lot more!

Shopping and Eating out

A guide to where you can eat or buy local food in Bristol, written by shoppers who love to shop local. Here you can find their recommendations of where to buy local, seasonal and organic fruit & veg in the city, and which cafés and restaurants make a feature of their local sourcing.

Volunteering

Please go to our Volunteering Page to find out how you can volunteer with Bristol Food Network and some of Bristol’s other great community food projects!

Cooking

Please go to our Cookery Page to find out about Bristol Community Kitchens, not-for-profit and commercial cooking classes for adults, kids, and everyone in between!

Learning & Working

The food sector is as wide as your imagination. If you’re inspired by food, have you thought about making it a career? Click through to our Learning & Working page to see some ways to make that happen.

Local Food Directory

  • Arnolfini Café/Bar

    The Arnolfini have teamed up with Barny Haughton (Bordeaux Quay), a leading light in the Bristol restaurant scene for more than 20 years, to run the Café Bar. There is an Italian/Mediterranean focus to the food, with the emphasis on local fresh produce and sustainable practices. Visitors can also look forward to additional themed menus complementing events at Arnolfini. Local producers and other trusted suppliers … Read more Arnolfini Café/Bar