Sims Hill are looking to take on a trainee for the coming growing season – starting at the end of March. This is an opportunity for a new entrant grower to learn how to grow vegetables on a CSA and get experience with all aspects of running a small veg growing business. The trainee will … Continue reading Sims Hill Shared Harvest (CSA) are hiring for a Trainee Grower for 2022!
Sims Hill Shared Harvest is a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) cooperative based in Frenchay on the edge of Bristol. We are seeking applicants for the post of Lead Grower to collaboratively manage the CSA. The candidate will work with our current Lead Grower; sharing equal responsibility to manage the farm. We are looking for an … Continue reading Sims Hill Shared Harvest are hiring for a Lead Grower!
Hello! Our Seasonal Trainee Grower programme is back for 2021 after being halted by COVID-19 in 2020. We are looking forward to another fruitful season of growing on Sims Hill and invite applications from those of you willing to help us do that. Job Title: Seasonal Trainee Grower - Sims Hill Shared Harvest, Bristol Work … Continue reading We are hiring a Seasonal Trainee Grower for 2021!
It’s that time of year again! Sims Hill are looking to take on a trainee for the growing season starting 5th May. Learn how to grow vegetables on a community supported farm, get experience with all aspects of running a small veg growing business, work with a brilliant committed team to produce high quality food … Continue reading We are looking for a Trainee Grower for 2020!
Job Title: Seasonal Trainee Grower - Sims Hill Shared Harvest, Bristol Work Hours: 2 days a week by negotiation (8 hours per day) Duration of post: 23 weeks starting in May Pay rate: £8.21/hour Closing date for applications: 19th April 2019 Interviews: week commencing 22nd April 2019 Sims Hill Shared Harvest is a Community Supported … Continue reading Seasonal Trainee Grower
Sims Hill is looking to recruit a Farm Manager to build upon the great work of our current Farm Manager Miriam Schoen who is moving out of the country. Job Title: Farm Manager - Sims Hill Shared Harvest, Bristol Status: Employed, 4 days per week Contract: Permanent, subject to three months notice by either side. … Continue reading Sims Hill is Recruiting for a New Farm Manager!
On the 1st of September, a group of families from Sense came to enjoy the bounty of the Sims Hill Harvest. The children who visited have sight/hearing issues, and in some cases many other health complications. All enjoyed engaging with the smells (from garlic chives to fresh tomatoes), textures (from soft marshmallow leaves to prickly … Continue reading Education project shares the harvest with Sense families
June was a busy month for the Education project, engaging with lots of young people on and offsite. We had a visits from Wallscourt Farm Primary Year 3 classes who delved into the fascinating subjects of seeds and plant families. They were very excited and curious and survived their visit on one of the hottest … Continue reading The Busy Month of June: Schools Project Update
Sims Hill education project recently engaged with 60 year 1s at Christchurch Primary School in Hanham. Children got happily stuck into all the activities, from understanding soil, seeds and plant cycles to tasting garden peas and salad leaves and flowers. We looked at the latest Sims Hill veg box and what we could cook with … Continue reading Looking at Food ‘From Plot to Plate’ at a local Primary School
Three reception classes from Begbrook Primary came to the Sims Hill to learn more about seeds as part of their topic on food last term. Children explored the site, tasted (and mostly loved!) winter salad leaves, dissected seeds and got to grips with their different parts, before planting a variety of vegetable seeds to take … Continue reading Seeds Sewn with Local School