Community Action

Bristol has secured its place as a Gold Sustainable Food City – an incredible achievement that we can all be proud of. But there is still so much more to be done as we recover from the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic, and as we look ahead to 2030 and the future of food in our city. The need for a resilient, active and collaborative food community has never been greater.

You can continue to explore the original Bristol Going for Gold themes, and register and log your actions, knowing that every action you take will continue to transform food in our city.

We also invite you to take a look at the Bristol Bites Back Better actions, and to share how you are helping Bristol to #BiteBackBetter from the pandemic on social media.

Finally, we’d love to hear from you and your community about the changes you’d like to see for food in Bristol by 2030, helping to shape the future of food in Bristol for the next decade – Join the Conversation here.

What is going on in your community to champion good food in the city?

Bristol is a thriving hub for food-related community groups and projects, including growing projects, cooking classes, food redistribution initiatives and community meals made from leftover food. These projects benefit residents and the places where they live in lots of ways—tackling social isolation, offering opportunities to learn new skills, protecting the environment and improving health.

Projects are often quite small and run on limited resources, meaning that not everyone in the city can take advantage of what they have to offer. But the more of us that join in, the more each project can offer to their local community. Imagine if every ward in Bristol had a food-growing project and regular community meals…

There are lots of ways you can get involved in your community, either through supporting existing projects or by starting something new. Click the links below to discover just a few suggestions to help you get started and earn a badge for each action you take. Every step counts and you can share your progress and your own ideas on social media: post or tweet using the hashtags #goingforgoldbristol and #G4Gcommunityaction. Don’t forget to update your actions in your dashboard as you make progress.

Actions you can take as an Individual

Find out what time and skills community groups need, and see if you’re able to help

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