Migrateful is a charity that runs cookery classes led by migrant chefs struggling to integrate and access employment in the UK. The cookery classes provide ideal conditions not just for learning English and building confidence, but also for promoting contact and cultural exchange with the wider community, very much aligned with the values of Bristol Going for Gold actions in the ‘Community Action’ strand. In our latest blog post, founder Jess Thompson gives us the low-down on the project.

Food for Thought is a new type of cooking workshop from The Circle Project Bristol. Founder Miriam Delogu, shares how they are using the power of food to build connected, resilient and sustainable neighbourhoods.

The South West Fair Trade Business Awards are officially open for applications with Bristol’s own Bake Off star, Briony Williams, set to host the ceremony in May. Danni Rochman – coordinator of Bristol Fair Trade who organise the awards each year – reveals what’s in store this year and tells us how Fair Trade is playing a part in Bristol’s Gold Sustainable Food City bid.

Unique to our city, the Bristol Eating Better Awards celebrate good practice with the aim of improving nutrition and the environmental sustainability of food served in the city. In our latest blog post, Senior Public Health Specialist Bonnie Dimond introduces the new schools-focused award.

The Community Farm have teamed-up with FareShare South West and Bristol’s FOOD Clubs to allow you to share an organic veg box with families in the city who are at risk of food poverty. The idea was seeded at the Eating and Buying Better Going for Gold Business Breakfast.

Jodie Smith is a Community Food and Nutrition Worker at the Heart of BS13 charity in Hartcliffe and Withywood (formerly HHEAG). The charity has been supporting local community healthy eating projects for nearly 30 years. Jodie has more than 10 years of experience working within community Public Health programmes and writes here about the vital work of Heart of BS13.