Author Archive | Claire Raikes

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Listen Up – This 100 Temple Street Dig Is Big!

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 […]

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Urban Food Growing Trail Map – first draft!

Yesterday, we posted that work has begun on our Urban Food Growing Trail – a trail of gardens leading from Temple Meads to Millennium Square and the FOOD exhibition at At Bristol, which will see as many food growing spaces as we can fit in along Redcliffe Way and through Queen Square leading into Millennium Square […]

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Bristol food growing community collaborate to support new education programme. Tuesday 3rd March marks the launch of an exciting food growing competition for kids and teachers with green-fingered ambitions. The IncrEdible Schools competition will see 3 schools within the City of Bristol win gardening tools and the opportunity to create an ongoing growing project within their […]

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FED UP Info Sheet is ready for you!

Last Thursday, in collaboration with PRSC, we hosted a Food & Film Night. A massive thank you to everyone who came out, braving the cold, to eat wholesome food and watch FED UP with us. We hope what the movie shared about sugar, the food industry and metabolic diseases has inspired you to either make changes for yourself, […]

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Food & Film Night – FED UP

This Thursday 4th December, in another of our film night collaborations with PRSC, we will be showing the documentary movie FED UP at the New Building at PRSC in Jamaica Street (entrance in Hillgrove St.) Whilst this is a US movie, the issues are every bit as relevant here in the UK. “Narrated by Katie […]

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Pollinators Poll: Wildflowers v Wasteland?

So we’ve been talking through various ideas, aims and project plans for 2015. Many of these are simply about continuing and expanding what we started this year, but some (to do with Pollinators and the Pollination story) involve new ideas and initiatives that we’d love to see happen. We have a chance now to apply for a small […]

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Just 26 Days to Pledge for Veg on Spacehive

We have already experienced so much generous giving from people who want to be a part of making the Edible Bristol vision a reality. Individuals and organisations have donated huge amounts of time, energy and expertise, as well as practical necessities like seeds, spaces and buildings – we are only 6 weeks in and there […]

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Hen & Chicken Mural Painting

Remember we mentioned that there were two Incredible Edible events happening the weekend we prepped the beds in Castle Park? Well, the other one was in Southville at the Hen & Chicken; the popular neighbourhood bar & kitchen’s owner generously agreed to let us prettify his walls with an urban gardening theme. Obviously, we jumped at […]

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Castle Park Bed Preparation

The council’s own raised beds in Castle Park received a little TLC at the weekend when a group of #EdibleBristol volunteers swept in to weed and prepare the soil for planting in a couple of weeks. Amongst the team of happy gardeners were the good folk of Good Gym Bristol who ran their way from […]

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