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
Hello all! Sims Hill needs a volunteer Finance Manager who will also act as our Board Treasurer. The job description is below. If you are interested, please send a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Role This role will involve working closely with the Farm Manager and Chair of the Board to manage the overall finances of … Continue reading Sims Hill is looking for a Volunteer Finance Manager
The Sims Hill AGM will be held at 7:30 pm 28th February at St. Werburghs Community Centre, Horley Rd, Bristol, BS2 9TJ Light refreshments (and great cake!) will be served. We are very much looking forward to sharing with you all the exciting things that have been happening to us in the last year. Sims … Continue reading Sims Hill AGM 28th February!
Last week we joined up with the Real Economy community food event in Southmead where residents got together to watch the film Ratatouille and cooked up a delicious seasonal ratatouille and other healthy snacks. Thank you to Tasha of Real Economy and everyone else who helped organise this event. We're inviting groups of families with children … Continue reading Come and find out more about the Education Project!