Ten years of Sims Hill!

By Alex Reuer, Sims Hill Shared Harvest blog

We’re TEN this year! Hooray. Cause for celebration, we think. And to celebrate safely in the Covidsphere, we thought we’d give a whistle-stop tour of the history of Sims Hill, and talk a little bit about why we feel so passionate about what we do – local food and community engagement. So, here’s an overview over pretty much everything you ever wanted to know about Sims Hill. Who are we? Sims Hill is a community-supported agriculture scheme up in the Stapleton/Frenchay area of Bristol. Community-supported agriculture (CSA) is literally what it says on the tin: a farming project that’s made possible by its members who contribute their skills, time and money in return for fresh, local vegetables grown following organic principles. Or, in more official terms: a partnership between farmers and consumers in which the responsibilities, risks and rewards of farming are shared. So what does this look like in...

Thom Hartmann

What could possibly go right?: Episode 24 Thom Hartmann

By Vicki Robin, Thom Hartmann, Resilence.org

November 24, 2020 Thom Hartmann has been the nation's #1 progressive talk show host for over a decade. His program is live daily on radio stations, TV simulcasts, and online all across the United States. He is also a four-time Project Censored-award-winning, New York Times best-selling author of 24 books in print. Recorded in the lead up to the US presidential election, Thom shares his thoughts on What Could Possibly Go Right? including: The Supreme Court decisions in the 1970s that paved the way for corporate money to influence political parties for decades since. The more obvious use of voter suppression as a tactic in this year’s election. The coalitions that exist in each party and how they interact. The “general misapprehension of the role of a politician, even among some politicians”. The “great man theory of history” doesn’t serve us well and we should look to elect towards a...