So, you’ve (hopefully) heard about the Urban Food Growing Trail we’re creating – a walkable trail of edible gardens starting on Platform 3 at Temple Meads and more or less following the Brunel Mile as far as At-Bristol on Millenium Square.
Here’s a map of confirmed garden locations to date (click to enlarge):
Now, you see the 3rd location marker (from the start point at the bottom) marked Bristol City Council? Well, that represents Bristol City Council Citizen Service Point at 100 Temple Street (BS1 6NL) who have (wonderfully) agreed to let us take over one of their tired ‘ornamental’ beds and turn it into a beautiful, productive, edible garden offering nutritious fresh, free food for all. Not only is this (for obvious reasons) A Big Deal, it’s also a pretty big and prominent plot too, so we’re going to need a full crew of volunteers on this dig. So, with plenty of notice, here’s the outline plan:
We’re splitting the work into 2 stages:
- Friday 22nd May – 4-8pm. Bed preparation.
- Sunday 24th May – 11am onwards. Big plant up.
If you keep promising yourself you’re going to get involved with Incredible Edible Bristol, but have never managed a dig party yet, this Temple Street Dig is the perfect opportunity. Come and be a part of Bristol’s food growing movement. Come for a half-hour or come for a whole session. Come alone and make new friends. Come with a smile and we’ll ensure you get cake! Come get mucky in the most wholesome way!
SO are you in? If you want to join us on either or both of those days, please drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can keep you updated with any last minute changes and make sure we have a full crew.
If you can’t come, perhaps you’d help us out and share this post on Facebook and Twitter etc.