Sarah is a founding director of Shift Bristol and the lead tutor and facilitator on the Practical Sustainability Course. She has been teaching Permaculture in Bristol and the UK since 2004, working alongside Patrick Whitefield and Mike Feingold. She is 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.