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About us

The Pesticide Safe Bristol Alliance was set up by local food networks, environmental groups and parents concerned by the use of hazardous pesticides in Bristol’s parks, pavements and other public spaces. Weed killers (herbicides) are our main substances of concern, as these comprise the vast bulk of urban pesticide use, but we acknowledge the health concerns attached to the use of insecticides and fungicides as well.

The Alliance is supported by 23 organisations and counting. Our founder members are PlaySafe Bristol, Incredible Edible Bristol, the Bristol Food Network, Bristol Friends of the Earth and Mums Say No To GMOs. Our members mainly live and work in Bristol. Please be in touch if your organisation would like to join.

Our members are:

Avon Organic Group

Bee Bristol

Bee the Change

Bristol Food Network

Bristol Friends of the Earth

Easton Community Garden

Friends of Brislington Brook

Friends of Redcatch Park

Friends of the New Avon Cut

Hartcliffe Health and Environment Action Group

Hengrove and Whitchurch Community Orchard

Horfield Organic Community Orchard

Incredible Edible Bristol

Metford Road Community Orchard

Mums Say No to GMOs

Patchwork Community Gardening Group

Pesticide Action Network UK


PlaySafe Bristol

Royate Hill Allotments

Sustainable Food Trust

Trinity Community Garden

Woodcroft Community Orchard