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!
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
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