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Eco Sunday at Hartcliffe City Farm, with Bristol Food Connections

Come along to this great, free event, celebrating nature at Hartcliffe City Farm.

There will be pond dipping, we’ll be searching for wild flowers and seeing what is feeding on them as well as looking for worms, insects and other animals and plants that are supporting nature at the farm. And all this will be led by our ecologist Ross!!

This is a free event but please book your place so we know how many people to roughly expect. Just click on the link below!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/eco-day-at-hartcliffe-city-farm-tickets-45687589811

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Social Media for Gardeners, Community Organisations and Green Social Enterprise

As part of our package of events for Bristol Food Connections our founder Sara Venn, will be sharing her knowedge and experience of using social media platforms for positive change. Whether that is for you as an individual or as a collective voice for a community or a business, there will be the opportunity of learning about how to get the best from all the main social media platforms, as well as creating networks of like minded people online.

Attendee will need to bring a smart phone or tablet with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram downloaded and ready with the account you will be working on during the workshop. This will be a hands on, practical workshop that will concentrate mainly on the 3 platforms mentioned, as well as email marketing and how to work with them all together to create a buzz around what you are doing, whilst remaining in a positive and change focused space.

For further information please email info@ediblebristol.org.uk with any questions

To book your ticket click on the link below..

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-media-for-gardeners-community-organisations-and-green-social-enterprise-tickets-45687105362

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Success With Seeds

Following on from the success of this course earlier in the year, we will be running it one more time during Bristol Food Connections Week.

We will look at sowing seeds of many varieties, both edible and ornamental, how to keep your seedlings alive, when to pot them on, and how to ensure you get great plants from your seed sowings, that are productive and beautiful

For further information please contact info@ediblebristol.org.uk

To book tickets just click on the link below!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/success-with-seeds-tickets-45685607883

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Design Your Community Space

As a part of the 2018 Bristol Food Connections Programme we are offering a range of courses and workshops to support people in their growing story.

This workshop will support designing a sustainable community space, from the initial idea, to engaging with the wider community, local businesses and the local authority or landowner, to create a space in your community that is loved and respected by all.

Focusing on the Incredible Edible model of the 3 plates of community, business and learning, key topics for discussion will be

-encouraging bottom up community empowerment

-designing with the community

-ensuring full community buy in

-sustainabilty.

This course is designed for anyone with an interest in creating change in their community as a part of the community, and for anybody with an interest in supporting that, be it professionally or as an individual. There will be a section on designing the garden to ensure it is a sustainable and manageable space but that is not it’s main focus. It will be lead by our founder and project lead, Sara Venn.

For further info please email info@ediblebristol.org.uk

To book click on the below link

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-to-design-your-community-space-tickets-45681238815

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All About Compost!!

Ever wondered how to make successful compost bins from recycled pallets?

Or how to make compost successfully in your back garden or your community project?

Come along to this great workshop where our pallet expert, Luke and our composting expert, Sara, will work with you to create great compost bins for the gardens at Hartcliffe City Farm, which will enable you to to take these hands on, practical skills back into your garden and your community. You’ll learn about siting, making and using the bins and there will be the opportunity to talk about compost teas and feeds too!!

To book your place just click on the link!!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/making-compost-bins-from-pallets-tickets-43094198909

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Success with Seeds

Following the success of our first seed sowing and growing course, here is the opportunity to join the same course for those of you who asked for it to be run at the weekend!!

We will cover what to sow, when and how as well as pest and disease management and how to grow your seedlings on to be successful and productive plants.

To book your place just click on the link below!!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/success-with-seeds-tickets-43619916344

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Hartcliffe City Farm Work Party

Join us for our first spring time work party at Hartcliffe City Farm. We will be working to create more beds and starting to sow and plant into the raised beds and polytunnels.

Our work party will run from 10-4 and everyone is welcome.

At the same time we will be running our great course, Success with Seeds and if you would like to join Sara Venn in that course please book using the below link!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2082666708635482

 

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Avonmouth GardenAlong…….

This will be the first of our events in Avonmouth, making the metre square beds that we are going to support our growers to grow in!!

We still have a few spaces left for people to join in so if you’d like to grow some food in your garden this season, coming along to a fun event once mer month and learning as you go, why not drop us an email or give us a call. All you need to take part is a BS11 postcode.

Email is sara@ediblebristol.org.uk or call 07786 194805.

For more info take a look here

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Success with Seeds

Our Sara Venn will be running this course at Hartcliffe City Farm where she will share her horticultural knowledge of seed sowing, potting on and keeping small plants alive, ensuring the become productive. Pest and diseases, timings and good practice will all recovered along to what to do if things go wrong.

Not only will you learn loads about seed sowing, but you’ll also have the opportunity to sow a variety of seeds to take home with you.

Places are limited so book your place by clicking on the link below!

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/success-with-seeds-tickets-42286282409

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