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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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A Trip to Stokes Croft

Today we went on a little walk around the gardens in Stokes Croft, including the gardens at Marlborough Hill Street and Spring Hill. Both gardens looked amazing. The trees are thriving on Marlborough Hill Street as are the artichokes and all the wonderful herbs that have been planted there and we really look forward to […]

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Trail Tuesdays Are Here!!

Over the summer we want as many people as possible to be able to access the Urban Growing Trail, our trail of gardens that now leads from Grow Bristol’s new yard in Feeder Road, through Temple Meads and down the Brunel Mile to Millennium Square and the Urban Allotments there. For more information about where […]

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Beautiful Nectarine about to burst into blossom

The Urban Food Growing Trail Begins

Over the last two days of March we ran two workshops, led by James Bridges, teaching people to make sturdy raised beds and put them into place and plant them. On this occasion the planters were going onto Platform 3 at Temple Meads station and on the path that leads up to the station entrance. […]

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An Update on Millennium Square

The Millennium Square project is ongoing and very exciting to be a part of. Last week we had a day of maintenance which was quite wonderful and not only because we had our youngest volunteer to date who was the grand age of 5 weeks old!! The project came about when @Bristol decided that the […]

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Wonderful horse manure!!

Stokes Croft Festival of the Arts

Anyone who knows Bristol, knows Stokes Croft and it’s independent spirit and we were very excited to be contacted by the organisers of the Stokes Croft Arts Festival to ask us to do some stuff over the festival. In many ways guerilla gardening isn’t really what Incredible Edible Bristol is about, but in this area […]

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The Chaos of an Incredible Edible Summer

The summer has flown by in a haze of activity which has included bringing the garden at The Vench in Lockleaze back into production, alongside our youngest volunteer Megan and lots of the children who access the Adventure Playground and the youth services that are all on site. Edible Fishponds has begun with the determination […]

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