Bristol Food Volunteering

If you are looking for a food focus volunteering opportunity, we’ve put together a list of options.

From distribution, growing and cooking, many organisations in Bristol are looking for your help to continue their work feeding the city.

This list will be added to over time so do keep checking in for great opportunities to give back.


Fairshare South West – Take in excess food from supermarkets and similar and distribute out to families

Mazi Project – At The MAZI Project, we strive to challenge the food inequality in the city by connecting disadvantaged young people with Bristol’s rich food culture.

Food Cycle – Collect surplus food by bike to be turned into delicious meals that are served community style


Elm Tree Farm – Elm Tree Farm works with adults with learning disabilities offering independence and meaningful work. They are looking for volunteers to help with growing produce as well as other roles around the farm.

The Community Farm – Based in Chew Valley, The Community Farm are always looking for help sowing and harvesting their produce as well as getting involved with their community projects.

Incredible Edible – There are over 40 edible gardens dotted around Bristol in places you wouldn’t expect that produce food. Join Incredible Edible to create and tend these guerilla gardens.


91 Ways – Named after the number of languages spoken in Bristol, 91 Ways are always looking for volunteers to help prep and serve their community meals.

Square Food Foundation – A small CIC, Square Food Foundation are always looking for help with their children’s classes, prepping and supporting them through their cooking class

Coexist Community Kitchen – Always looking volunteers to prep, create, package and distribute meals around Bristol