This last week has been upsetting and distressing. Our news feeds have felt filled with sadness, from the horrific reaction by the police and the government in the US to the Black Lives Matter protests, to our government’s prioritisation of the economy over people’s lives (in particular the lives of BAME people, who have a significantly higher risk of dying of COVID-19 compared to ethnically white people), to the statistic that last year a football pitch sized amount of tropical rainforest was lost every six seconds.
National Food Service – Bristol newsletter. It has now been over two months since lockdown began, and although restrictions are easing off, we don’t expect life to suddenly go back to normal. The consequences of the last nine weeks will be long-lasting. Food insecurity was a pressing concern long before COVID-19, but it has beenContinue reading “NFS Bristol newsletter – Sunday 31 May 2020”
National Food Service – Bristol newsletter. Before we start, we had a few of you ask if it’s okay to share this newsletter around – of course it is! Forward it far and wide, the more people know about what we’re doing, the more people join us, to provide food or to receive it. We hope you’reContinue reading “NFS Bristol newsletter – Sunday 17th of May 2020”
National Food Service – Bristol newsletter. The National Food Service was formed as a community dining project, aiming to tackle food insecurity, loneliness and food waste at a local level. In Bristol, before the COVID-19 lockdown, this meant organising community dining, bringing people together over a shared meal, and supporting people to take the leadContinue reading “NFS Bristol newsletter – Saturday 9th of May 2020”