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Sims Hill Shared Harvest
Feed Brisol, 181 Frenchay Park Road, Bristol BS16 1HB
Work Hours: 2 days a week by negotiation (8 hours per day)
Duration of post: 23 weeks starting in May
Closing date for applications: 19th April 2019
Interviews: week commencing 22nd April 2019
Sims Hill Shared Harvest is a Community Supported Agriculture cooperative based in Frenchay on the edge of Bristol. We are seeking applicants for the post of Seasonal Trainee Grower to assist our Farm Manager and Assistant Grower team during the busier summer months.
Sims Hill Shared Harvest grows mixed vegetables for around 120 members who each receive a weekly veg share throughout the year. Our vegetables are grown using organic standards across 3 acres of cultivated field space and 5 polytunnels. The growing area is split across the Sims Hill site and some space at the nearby Feed Bristol project which is run by Avon Wildlife Trust.
This post will suit someone looking to develop their skills as a market gardener/veg grower in a community setting. The trainee will work alongside the current growing team with a focus on teaching the trainee a broad range of skills associated with growing vegetables on this scale. They will be required to work with and supervise volunteers at times. There may be an occasional need to work alone and also carry out watering tasks some weekends.
Duties and Learning Objectives:
Experience of working with volunteers
More about Sims Hill Shared Harvest: http://simshill.co.uk
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About Sims Hill Shared Harvest
Sims Hill provides local vegetables in Bristol raised using natural farming methods and runs social projects for and with the local community. Our veg shares are similar to a veg box scheme, but we are member-owned and co-operatively run by and for our members.