Our food system—globally, nationally and even within our own city—is facing many crises. From health to fossil fuel, climate to economy – it’s clear that we need to take urgent action.

Luckily, Bristol is leading the way on more resilient approaches to food, in 2021 becoming only the second city in the UK to achieve Gold Sustainable Food City status.

Individuals, communities, organisations and food businesses are working together for a more sustainable, fairer and healthier food system that benefits people, communities and planet. You can read some of their stories in our blog.

The city is rightly proud of this fantastic achievement, but the crises our food system faces are closer than ever.

We’re asking you to #BiteBackBetter by taking action for good food in Bristol, and to help shape the future of food in the city by telling us what changes you want to see for food in the city by 2030.

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Our latest story is from Dan Nettelsmith who has leased an acre of council land in Hengrove and is growing vegetables using no-dig growing methods. Dan is looking for veg-share volunteers to join – not only to get stuck into growing, but also for bookkeeping, marketing, CSA experience, community outreach, cooking and soil and compost testing. Read on to discover how you can get involved.

What a busy bunch our @BristolSeedLibrary has attracted to Bishopston library😊So much growing going on, and not all of it horticultural 👍
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We have some great resources/learnings about benefits of short, farmer focussed supply chains, inc research into social, health, enviro benefits from @NEF, re @growcomm


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