Our AGM had to be rescheduled this year due to snow and ice in early March, but a group of growers and members met a few weeks later on 26th March. You can find the minutes of the meeting - and all past meetings - on the members' meeting minutes page.
We are looking for a new Community worker to run our Community Food Centre. The Centre has been running since November 2016, and as our staff member moves away we are looking for a replacement to take this important role in the Sims Hill team. Principal tasks: You will be responsible for working with referral … Continue reading Vacancy: Community worker
Our incredible pumpkin crop this year has given members plenty of pumpkin to experiment with new recipes. 'Pattypan' pumpkins - the white ones that look like space ships - can be harvested small and eaten raw, or left to grow larger for a dramatic looking pumpkin. However, their looks are more impressive than their personality, … Continue reading Mandy’s stuffed pattypan recipe
What have the English Revolution, the Irish potato famine and the gentrification of Easton all have in common? Find out at a fascinating discussion on the transformative role of land ownership patters through British history. The event will include a talk from Humprey Lloyd, a grower and member of the Landworkers' Alliance, as well as … Continue reading Lunchtime conversation: Property is theft? Property is freedom?
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!
We are pleased to announce our next lunchtime conversation at Sims Hill Community Food Centre will be on the 26th October from 12:30 - 2pm. What choices do men make about the food that they (/we) eat? Do they (/we) have any specific attitudes around animal- or plant-based protein? And what links do and can … Continue reading What are men eating & what’s eating men? Lunchtime Conversation
Join the Sims Hill Community Food Centre for lunch and help us decide on topics for our upcoming monthly discussions- we want to re-imagine our future and our city in a more sustainable and ethical way - so what big ideas and practical steps do we want to have and to take? During this event … Continue reading Re-imagining the city – what do you want to discuss?
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
The next in our series of monthly conversations - let's discuss what a sustainable diet really looks like. Hannah Steenbergen from the Sustainable Food Trust will be facilitating a conversation about this topic - drawing from her work at SFT, which will bring in important topics such as fats and livestock, soil and sustainability. Food … Continue reading Sustaining the land: the diet question – lunchtime conversation
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