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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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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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Ecology at the Secret Garden

My name is Ross and I’m an Incredible Edible Bristol volunteer and an Ecologist and I’ve been giving ecological support in the “Secret Garden” at Avonmouth. The aim being to make the space as wildlife friendly and as “buzzing” as possible with the ethos being that by looking out for our flying, crawling, buzzing friends […]

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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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