Lunchtime conversation: Property is theft? Property is freedom?

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?

Education project shares the harvest with Sense families

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

Sustaining the land: the diet question – lunchtime conversation

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

Looking at Food ‘From Plot to Plate’ at a local Primary School

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