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
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
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
Happy New Year from The Sims Hill Community Food Centre - we are now back from the break and ready for some serious vegetable growing and cooking in 2017! We have been weeding out old crops, discarding the old cabbages and making space for the new seedlings to come in the Spring. We have been … Continue reading Community Food Centre Update
Greetings to all of our members! To help Sims Hill continue to grow and thrive in the coming year, we are hiring a recruitment coordinator on a temporary contract through 2017. The job description and how to apply for the recruitment role can be found below. The application deadline is 25th January. Please pass this … Continue reading Sims Hill is Recruiting for an Outreach Coordinator!
Sims Hill is shocked and saddened by the unexpected passing of our dear friend and supporter Cristina Crossingham. Cristina, who has coordinated the Easton Community Garden for many years, has also supported and encouraged the growth of Sims Hill since our first public meeting in 2010. Cristina was a beloved and respected voice at many … Continue reading Sims Hill Mourns the Passing of Long-Time Supporter and Bristol Gardener Cristina Crossingham
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!