Whip-round for Porty Earth staff (suddenly sacked)

by Justin Kenrick & Eva Schonveld in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Whip-round for Porty Earth staff (suddenly sacked)
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On 27th January 2018 we successfully raised £2,560 with 106 supporters in 14 days

Porty Earthy staff have suddenly been made redundant, and left with nothing, not even wages they’re due. Let’s raise a few hundred to help!

by Justin Kenrick & Eva Schonveld in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

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moragjanie 25th January 2018

Missing all the staff at Earthy Portobello so much, and wish all will be happy and well and find new, positive jobs and beginnings very soon.

Irene Morrice 21st January 2018

We are both so sad to hear that Earthy has closed, All the staff are so friendly and we hope you all get new jobs very soon. Windsor Place won’t be the same without you. Take care guys! Love Irene and Alex

Marianne Hughes 16th January 2018

Very shocked to hear about this closure - such a loss to Portobello and Edinburgh generally; good, knowledgable and helpful staff - and excellent produce. Hope there is a positive outcome for you all Marianne Hughes

Cathy Sedgeworth 15th January 2018

I am so sorry about Earthy as their staff were the best thing about it. Always helpful, supportive and happy to pass on so much knowledge. Jayson also made the best sandwich combinations! You are missed and hope that another door opens for you all soon.

tkerby 15th January 2018

So sorry to hear what happened. Hope this helps you all over the worst and wishing you all the best for the future. Will really miss Earthy. Tim & Stephanie

mandyl 14th January 2018

thank you for all friendly and helpful service from Earthy staff while I lived in Porty and wish you all well in the future.

sasha-udell 14th January 2018

So sorry to hear that Earthy is closing down and that you have all lost your jobs. We’re going to miss you in Portobello and wish you luck for the future.

jennifer-miller 14th January 2018

Jayson, Theresa, Marena, Marian and the lovely greek guy whose name escapes me just now (sorry - senior moment) have become good friends of mine during the years I have shopped in Earthy. Newer staff whose names I haven't yet learned were also always friendly and helpful. I think there are 6 or 7 of them in all and while they look for employment they need to pay their rent and eat. This is a brilliant initiative that I appreciate as it gives me the chance to give a little back. I wish I could manage more but 'mony a mickle maks a muckle' as the saying goes. If you or anyone you know is looking for staff in Porty or nearby these folk are honest, resourceful, hardworking, reliable and multi talented. 'Nuff said.

Rachel Campling 13th January 2018

Great initiative Justin and Eva. I will really miss the staff and the shop - not like anywhere else here! So sorry it has happened like this - after the sense of wrong and loss, may all staff find wonderful opportunities and something even better. Thanks Jayson and Dimitri for all the Marmelade (!) and all the fine chats. All the best!

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