Who’s working on good food in Bristol?

Explore the Bristol Good Food directory to find out which organisations are helping to make Bristol’s food system better for communities, climate and nature, and how you can connect with them.

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91 Ways

91 Ways

91 ways to Build a Global City is a community-focused social enterprise based in Bristol named after the 91 languages spoken in Bristol. 91 Ways uses the uniting power of food to cross divides and build bridges between communities.

Adblock Bristol

Adblock Bristol

Adblock Bristol is opposed to billboards and other corporate outdoor advertising, preferring a visual environment which reflects the unique identity of our city, the values of local communities and the local economy.

Aid Box Community

Aid Box Community

Support, supplies, and sanctuary for refugees and people seeking asylum in Bristol. Aid Box Community provide practical aid and community to hundreds of people that have been forcibly displaced.

Alive Activities

Alive Activities

Alive Activities has been running community and therapeutic gardening projects across Bristol for over a decade. We’re passionate about the difference gardening and nature and growing our own food can make to a person’s wellbeing.
All About the Cooks

All About the Cooks

A marketplace website which enables talented home-cooks to sell their food to local people.
Ambition Lawrence Weston

Ambition Lawrence Weston

Resident led community organisation based in Lawrence Weston.
Avon Wildlife Trust

Avon Wildlife Trust

Avon Wildlife Trust is committed to enabling wildlife to survive and thrive across the region. More than 17,000 members, 650 volunteers and a dedicated staff team work together to make our local area wilder and make nature part of life, for everyone. We’d love for you to join us.

Baggator

Baggator

Baggator Nexus is a collection of groups and people dedicated to citizen empowerment in Easton, Bristol. Everyone deserves an equal voice in the future.

Better Food

Better Food

Better Food is an award-winning independent retailer and café across Bristol stocking local, organic and ethically sourced products. They are passionate about building a fairer food community, supporting local communities through responsible retail.
Blaise Community Garden

Blaise Community Garden

Set up in 2013, we are a community food growing project. The Victorian walled garden and glasshouses are looked after by our volunteers. we are always looking for new people to join us!

Bramble Farm

Bramble Farm

Urban smallholding run by community collective. Not for profit, self-funded project which uses previously disused wasteland to grow food for the families involved.

Bricks

Bricks

Bricks is a Creative & Community hub based at St Annes House.
Bridge Farm

Bridge Farm

We’re creating something truly special, for the benefit of all, at Bridge Farm. A new kind of sustainable and affordable housing community.

Bristol Climate Hub

Bristol Climate Hub

A place for discovering how we can all play our part in looking after the world, and sharing the stories that inspire us.

Bristol Eating Better Award

Bristol Eating Better Award

The Bristol Eating Better Award supports and rewards businesses, schools caterers and early years caterers and providers that offer healthier food options and promote food and environmental sustainability.

Bristol Food Producers

Bristol Food Producers

Scaling up local food production in and around Bristol (growing, processing and distribution) by increasing collaboration between existing projects.

Bristol Green Capital Partnership

Bristol Green Capital Partnership

Bristol Green Capital Partnership is a unique network of organisations that have pledged to work towards a zero carbon, socially just Bristol where all our communities and nature thrive.
Bristol Local Food Fund

Bristol Local Food Fund

Helping communities across Bristol fight food insecurity.
Bristol Rovers Community Trust

Bristol Rovers Community Trust

Bristol Rovers Community Trust works with a wide spectrum of the community offering social inclusion, health, education and sports participation projects to give people the opportunity of enhancing and improving their life choices.

Bristol Seed Swap

Bristol Seed Swap

A yearly community event where everyone from novice to expert growers can come together to swap seeds, listen to talks, eat cake, get advice and network. Please save seeds with knowledge and care so they breed true and are correctly labelled.

Caring in Bristol

Caring in Bristol

Caring in Bristol work in imaginative and creative ways with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness, with the public and community partners to bring about lasting change in Bristol and beyond.

Children’s Scrapstore

Children’s Scrapstore

A Bristol charity collecting business waste to be reused as a creative resource by our members for children’s creative play, plus an arts and crafts shop.

City Academy Bristol Community Allotment

City Academy Bristol Community Allotment

City Academy Bristol Community Allotment sits within the grounds of the City Academy Bristol secondary school.

City to Sea

City to Sea

An environmental organisation, campaigning to stop plastic pollution at source. We work with communities, businesses and everyday activists to provide practical solutions to the plastic problem. We like to keep it simple and have fun on the way.
Coexist Community Kitchen

Coexist Community Kitchen

The Coexist Community Kitchen is a non-profit cookery school in Easton, Bristol. Our main aim is to use food as a vehicle to work with people who experience social marginalisation in our society.

Community of Purpose

Community of Purpose

Transforming the lives and futures of young people through businesses who act as a force for good.

Crews Hole Community Garden

Crews Hole Community Garden

The community garden is outside the Riverside Chapel gardens, about 50m down river from the Woodwise Academy. Fruit and vegetables are grown for everyone to enjoy. If you see something ready for harvest, please do take a little.

Dame Emily Park Project

Dame Emily Park Project

Set up in 1997, Dame Emily Park Project (DEPP) is a local group of people who care about their park. The group is well connected with other initiatives.
East Bristol Children’s Centres

East Bristol Children’s Centres

Helping children and families to be the best they can be. Our purpose is to improve outcomes for young children and their families.

East Bristol Hops

East Bristol Hops

We are an ever-expanding independent group of like-minded people, who love to grow hop plants and drink quality beer!

Easton Community Children’s Centre

Easton Community Children’s Centre

Our purpose is to relate to each child as a unique individual and tailor our care and teaching to their specific needs in order to equip them with a love of learning that will help them to flourish and reach their full potential. Our vision is to provide a sense of belonging, not just fitting in.

Eastside Community Trust

Eastside Community Trust

We provide people of all ages with places and ways to connect. We are passionate about our community and putting local people in control so together we can build healthy and happy neighbourhoods.
Eat Your Greens

Eat Your Greens

Eat Your Greens is an award-winning independent vegan eatery in Totterdown, Bristol. Menus are 100% vegan and designed to be gluten-free, unless otherwise specified.

Elm Tree Farm

Elm Tree Farm

Tucked away on a 37-acre site in Stapleton, Elm Tree Farm is a small working farm and one of Bristol’s hidden treasures. We’re also a thriving social enterprise and Care Farm, providing support and training to adults with learning disabilities and autism, and are part of Brandon Trust, a leading learning disability charity.

Family Action

Family Action

Family Action has launched Food On Our Doorstep (FOOD) clubs to provide good-quality food at a low cost, while also reducing food waste. It costs just £1 a year for a family to become a member. Once you’ve joined, you can purchase a bag of tasty food items every week worth approx. £10-£15 for just £3.50! To become a member you must live or work within approximately 15 minutes of a club.

FareShare South West

FareShare South West

FareShare South West is the region’s biggest food charity. We join the dots between surplus food and hunger, by redistributing surplus food from the food industry to frontline charities, schools and community groups.
Feeding Bristol

Feeding Bristol

Feeding Bristol stands for a future where everyone in Bristol has access to nutritious, affordable and appropriate food, with the skills, knowledge and empowerment to eat healthily.
Fishponds Community Orchard

Fishponds Community Orchard

Fishponds Community Orchard is managed organically and grows local varieties of apples. Situated on Thingwall Park Allotment Site it provides a space for people and wildlife to enjoy and is an educational resource.

FoodCycle Bristol

FoodCycle Bristol

FoodCycle Bristol welcomes anyone to attend as a guest and enjoy a FREE hot meal. No need to book. Just turn up on the day!

Friends of St Agnes Park

Friends of St Agnes Park

St Agnes Park is a beautiful green space in St Pauls. Friends of St Agnes Park aim to meet weekly for park care sessions, where we also drink tea! We will be sweeping, litter picking, weeding, sowing seeds, propagating cuttings, planting, watering and learning all about what goes into gardening. There might also be some painting and woodwork.

Friends of St George Park

Friends of St George Park

A group that works to support and enhance St George Park, Bristol as a community resource and wildlife haven. We work with other community groups and Bristol City Council.

GENeco

GENeco

GENeco is an award-winning recycling and renewable energy company that converts organic waste, including sewage and food waste, into green energy and other useful products to help you create a better planet. We operate as a circular economy, are carbon neutral and have a zero waste to landfill status.

Golden Hill Community Garden

Golden Hill Community Garden

We are a friendly and accessible community garden, open to all volunteers on Wednesday 10-4. Everyone welcome. Come find us in Bristol up behind in Horfield Prison, through the gates at the end of Monk Rd BS7 8NE.

Grow Wilder

Grow Wilder

Grow Wilder, Avon Wildlife Trust’s wildlife gardening hub, is on 10 acres of beautiful land. We demonstrate the value of nature for wildlife gardening, agriculture and wellbeing. Our wildflower nursery opens weekdays 9am-5pm and we run a weekend café in the summer months.

Heart of BS13

Heart of BS13

Heart of BS13 works across the life course, mobilising children, young people and adults towards better health. In a community where health inequalities impact significantly on life chances, we take action to challenge food insecurity, improve the environment and address physical and mental health concerns.

Horfield Organic Community Orchard

Horfield Organic Community Orchard

Horfield Organic Community Orchard is a pioneering, member-managed orchard, inspiring fruit growing as a way to grow community, wellbeing, and local sustainable food.
Incredible Edible

Incredible Edible

Edible Bristol are cultivating food justice by supporting communities, individuals and business to grow food all across the city. No space is too small, or too large, to cultivate crops to support communities and citizens of Bristol. From back gardens and allotments, to community spaces, parks, and those lost, unloved corners, growing food is an act of defiance, of revolution and of system change.

Kate’s Kitchen Catering

Kate’s Kitchen Catering

Founded by Kate Ploughman in 2007, Kate’s Kitchen is Bristol go-to catering company for events, weddings and the workplace.
Knowle West Health Association

Knowle West Health Association

We are a wellbeing organisation serving the community in Filwood, Knowle and surrounding areas. Our main projects include our community kitchen and the free ‘as long as needed’ counselling service. We promote a whole person approach to assist mental, emotional and physical health and wellbeing.

Lawrence Weston Community Farm

Lawrence Weston Community Farm

Lawrence Weston Community Farm is a community-managed project that aims to improve the quality of life for local people. We do this by working with members of the local community and other groups to provide exciting and inclusive activities, as well as a safe, free, green community space. The farm wants to provide a supportive environment in which people can flourish and contribute positively to their community.

Metford Road Community Orchard

Metford Road Community Orchard

We are a small community orchard in Redland growing fruit and a few veg based on permaculture principles.

National Food Service

National Food Service

National Food Service Bristol is the Bristol branch of the NFS Network. We’re building the National Food Service from the ground up. We want to create opportunities for friends and neighbours to cook and eat together. We support groups that provide free and low cost food to anyone who needs it.

One Planet Matters

One Planet Matters

We work with local schools, parish and town councils, and community groups to set up and support growing spaces. These growing spaces are linked together to form the Growing Communities Network, where expertise, ideas, and seeds/plants can be shared with one another, and where spare food can be shared with local community kitchens and food banks.

Pam Lloyd Food Marketing & PR

Pam Lloyd Food Marketing & PR

Pam Lloyd PR is a food marketing and PR agency based in St Werburghs. Alongside working with a range of produce clients, food and drink brands, and local bars and restaurants we support StreetSmart to raise money for local community projects.
Patchwork Community Gardening Group

Patchwork Community Gardening Group

Patchwork is a group of Bedminster and Southville locals who hate to see a useful bit of land go to waste. We meet regularly to turn neglected patches of land into community gardens and keep our existing patches trim.

Poco Tapas Bar

Poco Tapas Bar

Poco brings together a devotion to seasonality, locality, great food and atmosphere with a core passion for sustainability.
Propagation Place

Propagation Place

Propagation Place is a social enterprise where a small team of staff and local volunteers grow and dispatch over 2000 orders of vegetable plug plants, amounting to over 100,000 individual plants, both locally and nationwide each growing season.
Purple Patch

Purple Patch

Market Garden in St Werburghs. Growing food regeneratively in the city.
Real Habesha Restaurant

Real Habesha Restaurant

Real Habesha restaurant features authentic Ethiopian and Eritrean influence, including signature injera, served with a choice of accompaniments that are rich and occasionally spicy dishes, the whole menu is designed to be healthy, and a paradise for vegans and vegetarians!
Redcatch Community Garden

Redcatch Community Garden

Redcatch Community Garden is about bringing people together to learn, socialise, share skills and support physical and mental health and wellbeing. We do this through gardening, cookery (using our garden produce) and making art.
Resource Futures

Resource Futures

Resource Futures is an employee-owned, independent environmental consultancy with a 30-year heritage in the waste and resources industry. Our vision is to create a sustainable world.
Saint Mark’s Community Cafe

Saint Mark’s Community Cafe

The St Mark’s Baptist Church café is open on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9.30-4. Hot food is served 11.30-2pm.

Sea Mills Community Garden

Sea Mills Community Garden

Our patch is behind the garages above Sylvan Way, very near the Sylvan Way/Shirehampton Road traffic lights. We are creating a garden for growing food, with a large communal area with easy access raised beds and an orchard, small individual plots and a nature area.

Shift Bristol

Shift Bristol

Shift Bristol is a not for profit organisation providing innovative and immersive training in building sustainability and resilience. We have 20 years experience of teaching practical skills, design systems and collaborative approaches.
Simply Grow

Simply Grow

Simply Grow sell fresh, grown-from-organic-seeds microgreens, hydroponically grown for either commercial or domestic clients. You can even grow your own microgreens at home with Simply Grow’s home growing kits, gift boxes and organic seeds.

Sims Hill Shared Harvest

Sims Hill Shared Harvest

Sims Hill Shared Harvest is a pioneering community-supported agriculture project growing food for the people of Bristol just four miles from the city centre.
Square Food Foundation

Square Food Foundation

A charity that works to reduce hunger, improve health and bring people together through food and cooking.

St Monica Trust

St Monica Trust

St Monica Trust provide retirement villages and specialist care homes in Bristol, Keynsham and North Somerset.
St Werburghs City Farm

St Werburghs City Farm

St Werburghs City Farm strengthens connections between land, animals and people. With a small-holding, Community Garden, conservation woodland and Propagation Place enterprise, we deliver activities that support people to re-connect, learn and grow.

St Werburghs Community Centre

St Werburghs Community Centre

An accessible and affordable venue for parties, meetings, workshops, gatherings and community events.

Street Goat

Street Goat

An urban goat farming cooperative, whose aim is to connect communities to sustainable food production and regenerative land management.

The Assemblies

The Assemblies

An independent group of sustainable venues with ethical practices. The Canteen, No.1 Harbourside & Old Market Assembly. Celebrating and supporting Bristol’s communities and economy through quality food, drink and entertainment.
The Bristol Disability Equality Forum

The Bristol Disability Equality Forum

We are an organisation of Deaf and Disabled people, for Deaf and Disabled people where all decisions are made by Disabled people.
The Children’s Kitchen

The Children’s Kitchen

Encouraging children of all ages to cook healthy food.

The Community Farm

The Community Farm

The Community Farm is a community-owned organic farm that grows, sources and delivers nourishing produce and groceries via a veg box scheme. We are a not-for-profit organisation and every year thousands of local people benefit physically and mentally from wellbeing courses, social events and volunteering sessions on our land.

The Matthew Tree Project

The Matthew Tree Project

We strive to empower and support people who have fallen into crisis, for whatever reason, to rebuild their lives and create a better, healthier, happier future.

The MAZI Project

The MAZI Project

The MAZI Project aims to tackle food insecurity for 16-25 year olds living in supported accommodation.

The Rock Centre

The Rock Centre

The centre has been providing the community with health related activities since 1990 and is a valuable asset to the community. Without the centre the residents would struggle to seek any form of health related activities.

The Vench

The Vench

Based in the heart of Lockleaze, we provide an exciting and supportive environment for children and young people to meet, play and learn. Together with Learning Partnership West through the Playful Bristol network, we offer a range of activities and experiences to build resilience and confidence in the young people we support.

Travelling Kitchen

Travelling Kitchen

Established in 2015 Travelling Kitchen CIC delivers practical cookery workshops that explore the history and culture of food. We take our kitchen into communities and schools bringing people together to cook and share food.
TRESA

TRESA

TRESA brings together residents in Totterdown with the aim of improving and protecting our local environment and to promote a vibrant cultural life.

Tynings Field Community Group

Tynings Field Community Group

Veg growing smallholding with orchard open to local people to join to provide food for themselves and their family.
Voscur

Voscur

Voscur, the support and development agency for Bristol’s Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector.

Walk Along CIC

Walk Along CIC

Walk Along CIC was founded by a team of Hongkongers dedicate to social and ecological justice. We focus on community food production, urban farming, local cultural food, climate change and employment orientation for Hongkongers in the UK.
Wellspring Settlement

Wellspring Settlement

Wellspring Settlement brings together the best of two long-standing community organisations – Barton Hill Settlement and Wellspring Healthy Living Centre.

Windmill Hill City Farm

Windmill Hill City Farm

City Farm set in 4.5 acres of green space in Central Bristol, with award winning cafe, play areas, childrens’ nursery, working farmyard, gardens, picnic areas and farm shop. The Farm aims to connect, empower and educate people in its locality by providing a mix of resources and activities.

Woodcroft Community Orchard

Woodcroft Community Orchard

The site behind Woodcroft Road, now has more than 50 trees and numerous soft fruit bushes planted.
The project is on behalf of the local community (and wildlife) and is an independent and self-governed grassroots project.