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

  • La Ruca

    This family business has been operating on Gloucester Road for over 10 years. The food shop is situated on the ground floor and a Café Bar is up a flight of stairs on the first floor. It would be easy to overlook the cafe upstairs if it weren’t for the sound of steam pumping from the coffee machine and the clinking of cups and cutlery. … Read more La Ruca