The Student Land Army


The Greater Lincolnshire LEP is calling students to support national food security through local food supply chains to work on British farms due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 

The British summer harvest is about to begin, and help is needed to bring in the harvest and to help keep the nation fed.
 
The UK is rapidly approaching the peak harvest season and 80,000 seasonal workers are needed to help bring it in.

The LEP is targeting 6th formers and further and higher education students to join the national push.
 
A Student Land Army can have a significant impact on the national effort to overcome the pandemic emergency, whilst earning an income with peers, and learning a bit about how to grow food!

To look for a job, go to pickforbritain.org.uk/jobs or contact Greater Lincolnshire Local Enterprise Partnership on Twitter or Instagram

If you sign up for this, we’d like to hear how you get on – please get in touch and tell us about your experience!

The story of Lincolnshire Food Partnership

Current Projects:
what’s happening now!
Mission & Aims:
8 things we want to change


More from our blog:

Welcome to our new Good Food Movement Coordinator

The Sustainable Food Places (SFP) vision of a healthy, sustainable, equitable food system is not one that will be achieved behind closed doors, on paper or in a queue; it will take shape in local communities, through sharing, learning, connecting and organising. The Good Food Movement Handbook, Sustainable Food Places Central to work of the…

How to eat more plants

In terms of the health of our bodies and the planet, eating more plants – and a greater diversity of plants – is one of the best choices most of us could make. Whether you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of people taking the Veganuary challenge this year, or just want a delicious meal…

Christmas Gift Guide 2022

20 ideas to get away from Christmas consumer spending and towards health, conviviality and a sustainable food system. Including: planning, planting, reading, sharing, eating, drinking and making merry!


One response to “The Student Land Army”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: