We are excited to start the new year ready for schools to come and learn all about seasonal healthy food. Primary schools can come for day visits on themes of their choice – from soil to nutrition, field tours to harvesting and cooking and much more besides. See our flyer for more info. We are … Continue reading Sims Hill Schools Work Update
This is a voluntary position on the Board to support the business. Role This role with involve working closely with the Farm Manager and Chair of the Board to manage the overall finances of the business, including the grant funded projects. This will include: Developing budgets and business plans Regular monitoring of income and spend … Continue reading Sims Hill needs a Finance Manager!
Greetings to all of our members! It has been a while since we have had a proper members' meeting, and while we hope you have all saved the date of 28th September from previous communications, we are now able to tell you what is actually going to happen. This is going to be an informative … Continue reading Next Members’ Meeting 28th September!
We are recruiting for a Farm Manager to start in January 2016 to help take our CSA to the next level and support our growing team, workshares and volunteers to deliver fresh, local, and tasty veg for Bristol! Job Title: Farm Manager (interim) Position Type: 4 days a week for 6 months [with the intention … Continue reading Sims Hill is Recruiting for a Farm Manager!
We want to let you know about two brilliant workshops that are coming up on Wednesday September 30th. They've been arranged to be on the same day, but at different times so people can do both and have a day. Wheel hoe making workshop Evening of September 30th At Bristol Bike Project To find out … Continue reading 2 Exciting Workshop Offers Coming Up 30th September!
How did the food system get into the state it's in, and why do we need alternative food economies? To find out, we decided to team up with Edible Futures to unravel the story of the rights of growers, peasants and landworkers throughout the ages, up until the present day. Over the next few months, … Continue reading What’s that in my veg? It’s a history of Landworkers’ rights, of course!
Help us grow the Sims Hill Community this Spring It's Isobel here, your new Recruitment Manager calling - excited to make 2015 the year that we grow our membership just as well as we grow our veg! This Easter Holiday we will be popping up with a Plant Potting Picnic at two great springtime events … Continue reading Calling all Members!
Bristol Seed Swap will take place this Saturday 21st Feb as planned at the different venue of BEGBROOK SOCIAL CLUB Frenchay Park Road, Bristol BS16 1HY 12 - 5pm this Saturday you can expect all the usual attractions including.... • a huge variety of rare and regular seeds on offer for exchange or donation • … Continue reading Bristol Seed Swap is Crossing the Road!
We hope that you are having a pleasant and productive Autumn season! As our head grower, James Adamson said the other day, this is the best year ever for our Sims Hill veg! Harvest highlights include a glut of succulent squash, some sweet-tasting sweet corn, and our revolutionary rocket. Our lovely veg have also become … Continue reading Autumn Greetings from Sims Hill!
The day we put the skin on the polytunnel at Sims Hill was the hottest day of the year! (so far…) First of all it’s the Ballet of the Big Shorts as our plucky volunteers get ready to throw the gigantic sheet of plastic over the frame and it’s over! Now what do we do? … Continue reading The day we skinned the polytunnel!