Organic Farm Redistributor

The Food Sharing Hub is looking for collection volunteers from multiple local farms between May and November 2019!

Responsibilities include:

  • Commitment and reliability to pick up food and bring it to the Food Sharing Hub.
  • Collecting fruit & vegetables with you own car from a local farm (30-45 mins drive from Edinburgh), harvesting food from the field/sorting through the food in the sorting warehouse.
  • Weighing the food and storing it correctly.
  • Some heavy lifting.

Benefits include:

  • Building community awareness about food waste and environmental issues, making a difference.
  • Spending time in Edinburgh’s beautiful surrounding countryside.
  • Filling a bag of organic veggies for yourself and your friends/family!

Practical details

  • 2-4 hours of work, once per week. The day is flexible, but Wednesday or Thursday would be ideal!
  • There should be at least one person, ideally 2 or 3 people accompanying that person to help with harvesting excess food and carrying the boxes.
  • The person driving will be refunded for petrol.
  • You will receive an induction prior to your first collection, and a key contact will always be on hand to answer any questions.

Please pop an email to laurie.king@shrubcoop.org if you are interested!