Author Archive | Sara Venn

An ask for help

If you read our previous post you will know that we lost our poly tunnel to Storm Ellen and that we were preparing to launch a crowdfunder Today is the day we launch our campaign. We are asking for £5000, to replace the tunnel, to build it properly so it is secure on our windy […]

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National Allotment Week

It’s National Allotment Week and in Bristol we are fortunate to have a great wealth of allotment land and fairly short waiting lists unless you desperately want a particular site, but as an organisation supporting community growing, and especially empowering people through that we wanted to look at the effects of allotments on and in […]

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Three Sisters

At Incredible Edible Bristol over the last few weeks we have been fairly quiet as the world responded to and began to wake up to the systemic racism upon which much of our lives and society is based. As an organisation we have always and will continue to be, inclusive. We’ve often joked about our […]

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In the oncoming weeks……

Here is our plan for the next few weeks in the face of the ongoing COVID-19 crisisRefocus on becoming food producers and creating learning opportunities for people wanting to begin to grow. Led by our Head Gardeners, our spaces in both Speedwell and Avonmouth will concentrate on becoming as productive as possible and providing food […]

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Regenerative Gardens…….

We hear the phrase regenerative all the time, and it’s a concern because it’s important we don’t start using it as the next in word, like we have with the word sustainable. We spoke at an event recently where the speaker before was talking about sustainable oil fields and that’s just a contradiction in terms!! […]

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