A cooking and Sudanese class at Migrateful

You don’t have to be a gourmet chef to share your cooking and healthy eating know-how with your community. Read on to find out how you can put your skills to use where it matter most.

Volunteer to cook for your community.
Search on Can Do Bristol, check out FoodCycle Bristol or simply Google ‘volunteer to cook in Bristol’ to find opportunities near you.

The Food Foundation have created a Veg facts guide, with lots of information about about how and why we can get people eating more veg in the UK. You can even become a community Veg Advocate on their behalf, and help turn more people on to a veg-filled life.

Under 25? Become a Young Food Ambassador with The Food Foundation and take a leading role in making our future greener and healthier.

Take an online course on nutrition.
The Open University run short and often free courses relating to diet and food, such as this eight-week course, The science of nutrition and healthy eating.

The College of Naturopathic Medicine have centres in London, Bristol and beyond (though everything is currently online), and run short courses as well as longer 3-5 year diplomas and post-grad courses, with a focus on health and nutrition.

Support sustainable food organisations.
Support an environmental organisation like Sustain or join a charity like The Soil Association that is working to make our country healthier. Follow groups like The Food Foundation on social media to keep up to date with campaigns and change.

Ready to do more?
Bristol Bites Back Better is a campaign from Bristol Going for Gold – an initiative that helped our city realise its ambition to become one of the first Gold Sustainable Food Cities in the UK in Summer  2021. You can register and record your actions relating to Eating Better and other good food themes – every action makes a difference!

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