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A Big Week In The Bearpit

Our volunteer and collaborator Fred Barker has written a piece on the empowerment getting involved with Incredible Edible Bristol can inspire.  What to do in these troubled political times?  How to make a difference? Well don’t just leave it to the politicians!  Of course they have a role, but so do we all. More than […]

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A Revolution of Kindness…….

Incredible Edible Bristol has always been a political movement, one that wants to fight for food sovereignty, for food security and for resilient people and communities both in our beautiful city of Bristol and in the wider Incredible Edible community. We want to see prosperity redefined and health and happiness seen as at least as […]

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A Volunteers View

Last week our lovely Volunteer Kirsten joined us in Millennium Square and then wrote us a blog……   Today I joined Incredible Edible Bristol for a volunteer session in Millennium Square. I met community horticulturist Sara Venn & volunteer Fred for a morning of planting, weeding and chatting. There is 5 raised beds in the […]

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The Bearpit Garden Begins

For almost two years now we have been working with the Bearpit Improvement Group on the community garden and greening of the space at James Barton Roundabout, or The Bearpit. The project has hit several bumps in the road and been almost derailed but we are excited to announce that we have a date for […]

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Edible Park Update

Excitingly we have been awarded a grant for the ongoing work in our Edible Park at the Quakers Burial Ground opposite St Mary Redcliffe Church. Plans are afoot to not only turn the space into an exciting space, filled with edibles that are both beautiful and productive, but to make the space one that can […]

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Bags of Help

We are excited to announce we have been shortlisted for one of three prize funds from Tesco’s Bags of Help campaign that is being facilitated by Groundworks. This money, from £8,000 to £12,000 will help us to grow the Urban Food Trail, maintaining what has already been achieved and expanding on that to create a […]

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