How a sustainable fish supply chain netted much more funding than expected

Sole of Discretion is the brainchild of restaurateur Caroline Bennett. She’s been concerned for years about the state of fish stocks and thought there must be a way to reward fishers who do things properly. But high street banks weren’t interested.

Enchanted Acres – permaculture Crowdfunder campaign – one year on!

In summer 2013 Clare and Andy Monson launched a campaign to help finance Enchanted Acres – a permaculture project which aims to pass on sustainable living skills, free of charge. To their delight they ended up beating their target of £3,400 and one year on they are hard at work making their dream a reality. Permaculture[…]

We love being outdoors – we love Natural Connections!

For the last month or two we have been really busy attending Natural Connection workshops with the team there and Simon Pearson and Ellie Eaton, from Real Ideas Organisation.

Not your average rubbish ride with Green Ventures!

Over Christmas we caught up with Jim Strutton, of Green Ventures, to talk all about his amazing project and what a rubbish ride really means for him and his team. Green Ventures is a charity that recycles used bicycles to make trikes. We absolutely love this project at Crowdfunder HQ and hope you do too! Going live within the next few weeks – keep an eye on the site!

So, what is this crowdfunding for a greenhouse all about?

Emily Smith grabs a quick chat with Bruno, of New Leaf Educational Gardens, who has a vision to crowdfund a greenhouse – a vision we love! The project will be coming to the site very soon but in the mean time here is a quick overview of the plan and what the project will entail.