Author Archive | Sara Venn


Going for Gold!!

In 2015 Bristol gained silver status as a Sustainable Food City, and decided recently to become one of the first 2 cities to try to achieve gold standard status. The work is focused on local procurement and food waste, but circling around those subjects are of course many others, and upscaling urban agriculture, supporting more […]

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#Bristol’s Urban Harvest

We are excited to announce that there are the beginnings of some harvestable crops in our city centre project, supported by the City Centre Business Improvement District. In the beds at the Hippodrome, at Colston Hall and at the Bristol Royal Infirmary is red veined sorrel which can be chopped into salads as a leaf […]

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Our City Centre Project……

We were thrilled last week that our exciting project, supported by the Bristol City Centre Business Improvement District, was launched as a part of the #GreenerBristol campaign. We have been planning and working on the raised beds for several months, working with a local carpenter and maker to design the beds especially for the city […]

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The Secret Garden

Since 2015 we have worked with Severnside Community Rail Partnership to bring food growing to the Severn Beach Line, beginning with the Station Buffet project that included adding two containers that are also bike stands, to each station along the line. Following on from that work we have begun a new project with Severnside CRP […]

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Low Input Gardening

Recently we worked with Bristol Waste on their Waste Nothing campaign, supporting the families taking part in the Waste Nothing campaign to learn some gardening and food growing skills. The aim of the campaign is to cut these families waste collections , not just of waste going to landfill but also cut down the amount […]

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Work Parties in 2019

Our work parties will now be on regular dates throughout each month, beginning in May 2019!! 1st Thursday                   Millennium Square 1st Friday                        Severn Beach Line 1st Saturday                   Quakers Burial Ground 2nd Thursday                  Urban Food Trail-more info on Facebook event and at 2nd Saturday                  Edible Fishponds at Straits Parade 3rd Wednesday             The Bearpit Garden 3rd […]

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Bearpit Press Release

Over the last 4 years Incredible Edible Bristol have worked tirelessly on our Bearpit Garden, a now internationally renowned space, creating a place of calm in the chaos. Our commitment to this garden continues, and although for a while our open volunteer work parties in the garden will cease for the safety of our volunteers, […]

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