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
We are pleased to announce our next Sims Hill Community Food Centre event: 'Why eating locally matters' - Thursday 13th July, 12:30-2pm, Feed Bristol, Frenchay Park Road, BS16 1HB Bristol, United Kingdom. A delicious meal cooked on an open fire and an interesting discussion...what could be a better way to spend a Thursday lunchtime? Steph … Continue reading Why eating locally matters – talk
Come and join our us for a talk about building sustainable food systems over a tasty and locally sourced vegan lunch this Thursday, cooked by our volunteers from the Community Food Centre on the open fire. Patrick, founder of Upcycled Mushrooms will be facilitating the discussion and telling us a little about his experience of … Continue reading Building Sustainable Food Systems
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
Join Chris Sunderland (Real Economy, Agora, Sims Hill Shared Harvest) and the members of the Sims Hill Community Food Centre on Thursday 4th May for lunch and explore ideas about how we can think about the future in a more imaginative and progressive way. During this time of political disarray we need to remind ourselves about … Continue reading Re-imagining the Future
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!
We are now recruiting for an Assistant Grower to help our Farm Manager, Miriam Schoen, keep producing even more amazing local veg for our members. Job Title: Assistant Grower - Sims Hill Shared Harvest, Bristol Position Type: 3 days a week for 6 months [with the intention to extend the position beyond] Status: employed Pay … Continue reading Sims Hill is Recruiting for an Assistant Grower!