Grassroots Bicester is a Community Action Group which was established in October 2010. The group comprises of local residents, who shared a common interest in sustainability and community spirit, working across Bicester devising sustainable projects and solutions which will make a real difference to their local environment. Their aim is to build a better world by growing a greener Bicester with several associataed groups:
Langford Community Orchard
This beautiful one-acre site is an organically managed community orchard for Bicester residents, schools and community groups. The
aim is to nurture this area of natural beauty and tranquillity to enhance the range of plants and wildlife so that it’s an enjoyable place to spend time, have fun, learn, and relax. The major theme is fruit growing and education about the environment.
Incredible Edible Bicester
Is a community initiative that is all about growing local food. From plot to plate we are turning unloved places into productive food growing spaces for a greener, cleaner Bicester.
Bicester’s Big Lunch
This is an annual community event bringing communities together over food and entertainment. Bicester’s was the largest Big Lunch in the country last year.