Amy Walsh leads Youth & Play at The Vench, an adventure playground and community centre in Lockleaze, to support young people in Lockleaze to be healthy and happy. The Vench recently became a Going for Gold Food Champion, and Amy explains why food is so important to their work, and how you can help.
It has been six months since Bristol launched its bid to be a Gold Sustainable Food City, an ambition to bring the whole city together to change food for good. However, to have the impact needed for Bristol to achieve Gold, we need to up our game. Find out how you and your organisation can get involved.
Katherine Tanko from North Bristol Advice Centre writes about how an alliance of community groups came together in Lockleaze to make a guide for people at risk of food poverty to access a multiple set of services, rather than needing to talk to different agencies. The guide is also designed for workers in these agencies to refer to.
If you’re a milk drinker, having milk delivered in reusable bottles is one way to significantly reduce your household’s packaging waste. In this blog post Katie Bowden, a participant in Bristol Waste Company’s #WasteNothing Challenge, describes how she has reduced her family’s waste by opting for deliveries.