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

  • The Bristol Sausage Shop

    Although the staff at the Bristol Sausage Shop say that we ‘shouldn’t put local ahead of quality’, having farming regions on all sides means that both criteria can be met without too much difficulty. The shop can boast that 98% of their ingredients are sourced locally, and then compounded into sausages by a butcher in Cirencester, which according to the map is somwhere near Gloucester. … Read more The Bristol Sausage Shop