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
Work around the farm and in the busy hours of our many helpers, Board members and staff has been keeping everything shipshape and Bristol fashion for Sims Hill. On the land The Spring planting has been going well and the new polytunnel looking an absolute delight with its leafy greens and delicious compost. We are … Continue reading Spring 2018 update
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
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!
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
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!
We’re excited that the first shoots of spring are sprouting their heads out the ground – we’ve already seen the first snowdrops! With the growth around we’re also growing what we have to offer schools to learn about food growing. We’ve devised an early years programme to immerse children in the field and deepen their … Continue reading Sims Hill School Work Update 30 January, 2017