Happy Christmas from the Hill! Hello everyone, and thanks so much for your support this year. As a community supported project, Sims Hills Shared Harvest wouldn’t exist but for the support and belief of its members. 2012 has been a tough year, but we are still standing, and with your help have put together some … Continue reading Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Hill!
Please take note of the following dates for Board meetings and Members' meetings for 2013. The first Community Celebration date has also been confirmed (more details on that following shortly). Dates for the remaining Community Celebrations tbc. Should any dates need to change, members will be notified by email and this will also be noted … Continue reading 2013 Dates for your Diary!
The next members' meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 27th, at 7.30pm at Horfield Meeting House, 300 Gloucester Road, BS7 8PD. See map. This is an open members' meeting, so please bring along any of your friends and neighbours who might be interested in learning more about Sims Hill. This is the meeting where … Continue reading Next open members’ meeting 27th November!
From Nicole Vosper of Somerset Community Food: On Wednesday October 3rd, I joined a group of others to focus on answering the question, “How can we scale up urban agriculture in Bristol?”. Organised by Bristol Food Policy Council, the event took place at Co-exist in Bristol and brought together urban growers, community organisers and local … Continue reading Scaling up Urban Agriculture: report from Nicole Vosper
Hello! Because of the need to bring the tomato season to a close, we will all be receiving green tomatoes in our veg share this week. To help us deal with this sudden glut of the green stuff, Sims Hill member Naomi Woodspring provides us with the following recipes. Enjoy! In the States, one of … Continue reading Green Tomato Recipes!
Due to scheduling conflicts, the Sims Hill Shared Harvest Autumn Community Celebration will now take place on 20 October instead of 13 October. EVERYONE WELCOME! Whether you are a member, interested in joining or just think this sounds like fun… Where: Feed Bristol site (see more information about site and directions below) When: 11 am … Continue reading Stop Press! Sims Hill Shared Harvest Autumn Community Celebration moved from 13 October to 20 October!!
How do we scale up urban agriculture in Bristol?: a roundtable discussion Date: 3 October, 6 to 8 pm Venue: Co-exist, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QY Facilitators: Shannon Smith of Avon Organic and Joy Carey, author of Who Feeds Bristol? Participants: Misty Tunks of Knowle West Media Centre and the Elm project … Continue reading Bristol Food Policy Council asks Bristol: How do we scale up urban agriculture?
Read on for the latest report from the Hill and how the Board is proposing Sims Hill collectively responds to the current climactic challenges at our next open members' meeting on 25 September. We need everyone there to help us make Sims Hill one of the most creative and resilient CSAs in the UK. What … Continue reading News from the Hill: Challenges and opportunities for 2012 and beyond!
Sims Hill Shared Harvest presents: Better Ways to Do the Business of Food in Bristol with guest speakers Joy Carey and Ciaran Mundy June 26th 7.30pm at Horfield Meeting House, 300 Gloucester Road, BS7 8PD. See map. New food systems are emerging. They are local, natural and deeply in touch with community life and a … Continue reading Next open members’ meeting 26 June: Better Ways to Do the Business of Food in Bristol
Part of the Get Growing Garden Trail Together with the Feed Bristol project we will be offering a minibus service up to the plots which are both located in the fertile Frenchay area of former market gardens. EVERYONE WELCOME! whether you are a member, interested in joining or just curious... Bring a picnic! Bring musical … Continue reading Sims Hill Shared Harvest Summer Celebration June 9 11 to 3 pm!