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Urban Food Trail Work Party

Met at 10 at the Edible Park at the Quakers Burial Ground and help us to continue to work in the park and do a small amount of maintenance to the fruit garden at St Mary Redcliffe.

No need to bring anything other than enthusiasm for change and wear some sturdy boots!!

 

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Edible Fishponds Work Party

Edible Fishponds goes from strength to strength and this session will see us planting and sowing crops for the summer ahead!!

Why not pop along to the garden on Straits Parade and lend a hand, or have a chat and find out how you can be involved in this exciting project? Everyone is welcome and there’s no need to feel you haven’t got enough experience as we can show you everything you need to know in order to join in.

Hope to see you there!!

 

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The Edible Park Work Party

Come along to our Edible Park at the Quakers Burial Ground near Redcliffe Wharfe and join in with our ongoing programme of works in the space!!

As spring arrives there will be lots to get on with as we work to improve this space for people and wildlife.

Please make sure you have sturdy footwear!!

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The Urban Food Trail Relaunch!! #vegtourismcomestobristol

Veg tourism?

Is it a thing?

Well in Incredible Edible Todmorden for years there have been people visiting in order to walk their Green Route and meet with the folks that work so hard to keep the propaganda beds and gardens so beautifully kept all year round. People have visited from as far afield as New Zealand and Japan and leave inspired and full of ideas about how to take Incredible Edible back to their communities. They call this vegetable tourism! When we very first began thinking about the Urban Food Trail, we very much had this in mind and over the last year to eighteen months, we have had visits to walk the trail from other Incredible Edible groups, visiting dignitaries from abroad, students and researchers and people living in Bristol who want inspiration for their own gardens and community projects.

A few months ago we were awarded some funds from the National lottery to enable us to have a new map made of our Urban Food Trail along with leaflets of the map for people to use whilst walking the Trail. The map was illustrated by a team led by Dave Bain, including Hannah Bailey, Dawn Cooper and designer Chris Woodward. This map will be complete shortly and we will be relaunching the trail on March 9th, with a work party at Millennium Square and the opportunity to walk the Urban Food Trail with our founder, Sara Venn.

To book onto this please book via eventbrite here!

 

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Bearpit Work Party!!

We still have lots of planting to do in the Bearpit Garden and that will begin at this work party, where we will be adding arches to grow hops and vines across as well as planting Japanese Quince and roses along the walls of the space and creating a wire framework for them. We’ll also be rebuilding some planters and painting them and sowing seeds in order that we have perennial meadows this year under the trees!!

We will be joined by Bristol University’s horticultural team for the day and everyone is welcome to really kickstart the exciting year of gardening we have planned for the Bearpit!!

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Millennium Square Work Party

 

We’ll be tidying and organising our urban allotments at this work party as well as planting some more goodies to provide nectar for the bees!!

Why not come along and lend us a hand? Everyone is welcome, but please wear sturdy shoes and bring waterproofs in case of bad weather!

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Millennium Square Work Party

Come along to our Millennium Square Work Party and helps with these wonderful gardens that are growing food for free in the centre of Bristol!!

Don’t feel you need any previous gardening experience-we have all that you might need, but do wear sturdy shoes and bring a waterproof just in case!!

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Edible Fishponds Work Party

Come along to help our friends at #ediblefishponds!! We will be planting out onions that have been growing on in modules, sowing broad beans and pruning trees!

The garden is on Straits Parade, opposite the Coop so why not come along and help to support this great community asset that is growing free food for all!!

 

 

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