We Are Hiring 2 External Directors
Lauriston Farm is a council-owned 100 acre farm in North West Edinburgh used until recently for sheep grazing and silage production. Edinburgh Agroecology Co-op CIC are taking over the lease, the aim is to transform the farm into a peri-urban food production farm and community hub, to regenerate habitat and increase biodiversity and to produce fresh, healthy and affordable food for the local market. More information here:
We are starting imminently on setting up the farm infrastructure to get ready for the first year of food production in 2022.
EAC CIC is looking to recruit 2 external Directors to join our team and offer support and advice in two areas. Specifically we are looking for (1) expertise in employment and HR and (2) business development expertise particularly in relation to food growing. Time commitment required would be attending 2 x 1.5 hour EAC meetings per month with some preparation time to provide guidance and assist in setting up systems for efficient and effective functioning.
If you are interested and would like to know more and meet the team please get in touch. Note that these positions would be voluntary, however travel expenses associated with farm meetings and activities can be reimbursed.