In this issue:  Bristol allotments available · Update from the Bristol Food Policy Council · The Bristol Good Food Plan?? (FAQ) · Local Food Roots · Growing Support · Update on the Food Traders’ Food Waste and Recycling Scheme · Talking closed loop with Soup Troop: Good soup for a good cause · The Active Citizens Programme at Windmill Hill City Farm · Taking stock at Edible Futures · Hartcliffe Community Farm · Square Food Foundation · Tyntesfield news · Following the Plot No. 17 · Agro-ecology and all that – back to the future · Wing your way to the tropics without leaving home! · A Golden Hill update · The Community Farm: Funds for the Future · Fairtrade Fortnight in Bristol 2014 · News from River Cottage Canteen Bristol · Events and Conferences · Courses & training · Publications · Letters · Regular things

Happy New Year! 2013 ended with a flurry of energy and activity around the launch of a Good Food Plan for Bristol. As we steel ourselves to get-going again in 2014, it’s good to recall the level of enthusiasm bursting out of City Hall from the Plan’s launch event back in November. We have a Plan that everyone in Bristol can get behind, and get involved with. All we need to do now, is to put it into action…

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