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Edible Park Update

Excitingly we have been awarded a grant for the ongoing work in our Edible Park at the Quakers Burial Ground opposite St Mary Redcliffe Church. Plans are afoot to not only turn the space into an exciting space, filled with edibles that are both beautiful and productive, but to make the space one that can […]

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Urban Food Trail Work Party at 100 Temple Street

The garden at 100 Temple Street is one that we are immensely proud of and we are looking forward to seeing in full production this season.

This session will see us removing some of the older herbs that have seen better days and replacing them with some beautiful new specimens, many of which will be new varieties to the garden.

Why not come along and find out more?


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A Trip to Stokes Croft

Today we went on a little walk around the gardens in Stokes Croft, including the gardens at Marlborough Hill Street and Spring Hill.


Both gardens looked amazing. The trees are thriving on Marlborough Hill Street as are the artichokes and all the wonderful herbs that have been planted there and we really look forward to maintaining and adding to that garden this year. It’s a fun garden on a completely lost piece of ground and it’s exciting to see it start to have a life of it’s own, expand and start to provide Fruit and herbs for the community in which is sits.


Then we doodled up the hill to Spring Hill, another garden that has changed a lot since we first started to work on it, and which is now looked after by the community who have done a grand job of changing the space into one that is both productive and beautiful. This is another space that when we started to do some work there, took a lot of cleaning and tidying. There were cans, needles and nappies galore as well as some very sick looking plants! Strawberries and raspberries are now thriving where one there were just weeds and the beds which were also full of weeds and sick shrubs are being used for soft fruit and vegetables such as onions, garlic and broad beans. It’s an absolute joy to be in and can only get better.If you would like to get involved in either of these gardens, or any of the other 27 gardens across the city, please do get in touch with us at and we will let you know when work parties are planned for!! After all, if you eat, you’re in!!IMG_0306



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Welcome to Food Route Local

This year we have been squirreling away in collaboration with FareShare South West, to create Food Route Local, an online resource that will take surplus food from those who have it and ensure it gets to people who can use it. We must admit it has been a challenge, and it has seen various guises […]

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Millennium Square Work Party

Join us to harvest and plant out some winter crops!!

The Urban Allotments are a collaborative project with Almondsbury Garden Centre and At Bristol so you can find out more about these two grat organisations as well as creating some beautiful space in the centre of our city!

All are welcome but under 16s must be accompanied by an adult

Please wear sturdy shoes….

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That Apple Flapjack Recipe!

For Apple Day apple flapjacks were made and several folk have asked for the recipe so here it is. It is a slightly altered version of one from the Apple Source Cookbook which, if you have lots of apples each year, is worth buying. It’s very simple but delicious. 140grams self-raising flour 3tsp cinnamon 200g […]

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Community Food Growing and Eating.

So, we’re doing a survey… We would like to know some of your shopping and cooking habits! If you could take 5 minutes to complete this survey on community food growing and eating, we’ll get back to you soon with a fascinating report that will help us understand how Incredible Edible Bristol can best serve your your […]

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