Lauriston Farm

We're looking for a young person interested in graphic design!

We're looking for a young person aged between 14 - 17 and living in North Edinburgh who's interested in illustration and graphic design to assist with the design and riso printing of a planting calendar. 

A planting calendar is a guide that communicates the best time to start planting vegetables and edible plants. 

Risoprint is an eco-friendly and affordable technique using rice-based vegetable ink on 100% recycled paper. 

For examples of riso-printing take a look at @ootblueprint /  

The design placement will be led by Dandelion at Lauriston Farm, with the support of Out Of The Blueprint who are a social enterprise based in Leith, they support young artists through the power of print. 

This opportunity will involve collaborating with the food growers at Lauriston Farm to make a useful visual guide that will be distributed for free at our Harvest Festival event on September 10th and will be used in North Edinburgh for years to come.  

This placement is part of Dandelion's Summer Programme at Lauriston Farm and is free to participate in, there is also a stipend to cover reasonable travel costs within the North Edinburgh area.

Time Commitment: Fri 22 July : 2pm - 5pm, Fri 29th July : 2pm - 4pm, Fri 5 August : 2 - 4pm, Friday 12 August : 2 - 4 pm &  Friday 19th Aug : 2 - 4pm. 

To apply please email with up to three sample images of your work, up to 150 words describing your interest in the opportunity and any access requirements you may have. The closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday 14th July.