Sarah was a founding director of Shift Bristol and the lead tutor and facilitator on the Practical Sustainability Course. She died in 2022 after a two year journey with brain cancer.
She had been teaching Permaculture in Bristol and the UK since 2004, working alongside Patrick Whitefield and Mike Feingold. She was a founder member of the Bristol Permaculture Group and has worked in community gardens, city farms, festivals and a community newspaper. In 2007 she set up Transition Bristol, the first Transition City. She lives in Easton, Bristol where she also works full time as a single mum.