Essential Trading is the lead partner for Bristol Bites Back Better, the latest campaign from the team behind Bristol’s bid to be a Gold Sustainable Food City, which aims to create a resilient future for the city through food. Essential’s Jimmy Nelson writes in our latest blog post about the co-operative’s history and values and how they have offered a different model of food supply since the 1970s.
The Bristol Going for Gold team launches a new campaign today that gives people the power to make our city and communities stronger through food, now and into the next decade. Bristol Bites Back Better highlights the central role food plays in our lives, not only during lockdown, but also as a vital part of a strong recovery.
Lexi Lichtenstein, Sustainability Officer at Arthur David, Food with Service, writes our latest blog post. Arthur David is a food wholesaler based in Bristol who supply many of Bristol’s restaurants with produce and who are encouraging their customers to make the most of every part of the pumpkin this year to reduce waste. Did you know that a whopping 12.8 million pumpkins are predicted to go to waste in the UK this year?
Brand new Bristol start-up All About The Cooks launches today, enabling local home cooks to sell their dishes to the people of Bristol. All About The Cooks aims to provide real home-cooked food for celebrations, family mealtimes, dinner parties or for those keen to try freshly cooked dishes while taking a break from cooking themselves.
In our latest blog post, originally published in the Soil Association’s Organic Farming magazine, Ped Asgarian, the new director of Feeding Bristol takes an honest look at diversity in British farming. Feeding Bristol is the lead on the Food Equality action area of Bristol’s Going for Gold Sustainable Food Places bid.
Dominic Knight is a Bristol resident and allotment holder. After finding himself with surplus this season he contacted FoodCycle Bristol and begun taking them weekly donations. Realising the potential within his own allotment group he set up a donation shed to allow others to contribute surplus as well. In our latest blog post, Dominic considers the potential for this concept to take hold across the city.