Farleys Food Co-op - A Member-Owned Grocery Store

by Josh Puleston in Plymouth, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 28th May 2021 we successfully raised £20,085 with 161 supporters in 54 days

Farleys Food Co-op aims to offer a grocery store that is run and owned by its members, selling fresh, and mostly sustainable produce to all.

by Josh Puleston in Plymouth, England, United Kingdom

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Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£25 or more

Member Option #1 - Farleys Annual Supporter

One year membership to Farleys Food Co-op for access to reduced price produce. Members of Farleys are also owners, and have a say on how we do business. We'll send your membership starter pack shortly after this (hopefully!) successful 'all or nothing' Crowdfunder campaign.

£1 or more

Member Option #2 - Farleys Annual Worker

In addition to the £1 Annual Worker membership fee, you pledge to work 13 shifts of 2hrs45mins. This can be working in the store to help serve customers and fellow member-owners, writing a blog post or a subscriber email, or perhaps you have some gnarly design skills. Your membership sign up form and starter pack will be emailed or posted to you upon the (hopefully!) successful completion of this 'all or nothing' Crowdfunder campaign!

£3 or more

A heartfelt thank you from all of us at Farleys

We're very grateful for every pledge, and with this one it's no different. You're contributing to something so worthwhile. Think of this as one less beverage out this month!

£5 or more

4 of 40 claimed

Pollenize Seed Packet

Our friends over at the environmentally innovating social enterprise, Pollenize CIC, are helping us get off the ground with a pledge of some of their staple seed packets. Help the bees, to help the planet, to help us all. It's the co-operative way!

£10 or more

12 of 25 claimed

Minerva Streetwear Voucher

£10 off of your next visit to our dear friends at Minerva Streetwear, purveyors of the freshest garms in all of Petroit. This reward will be active upon the completion of this (hopefully!) successful Crowdfunder campaign, and needs to be used in one transaction.

£10 or more

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Farleys Food Co-op Tote Bag (Regular)

How can you do all that shopping without a shopping bag? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Available in black or cream, with our signature logo on the side.

£15 or more

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Farleys Food Co-op Tote Bag (Large)

A little bigger, and a little thicker, this branded tote with our signature logo will be your best friend on a weekly shop. Or a daily shop. Depending on who you're buying for!

£26 or more

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Member Option #3 - Farleys Annual Worker w/Brick

CROWDFUNDER EXCLUSIVE - Your Farleys Annual Worker membership fee of £1 paid for, and a brick placed inside the co-op with your name on it. All memberships are individual based, but you can ask for your brick to include more than one name. In addition to the £1 annual membership fee, you pledge to work 13 shifts of 2hrs45mins. Membership packs will be sent out upon this (hopefully!) successful 'all or nothing' Crowdfunder campaign.

£30 or more

1 of 50 claimed

Farleys Initial Supporter Brick (Non-Member)

CROWDFUNDER EXCLUSIVE - If you don't want to be a supporter member-owner, then you can sponsor a brick, that will be placed inside of the co-op with your name on it. You can also choose to pledge a brick as well as be a supporter as a member-owner for £50 (choose the specific, separate reward below!)

£50 or more

20 of 50 claimed

Member Option #4- Farleys Annual Supporter w/Brick

CROWDFUNDER EXCLUSIVE - Your Farleys Annual Supporter membership fee paid for, and a brick with your name on. All memberships are individual based, but you can ask for your brick to include more than one name if you prefer. Membership packs will be sent out upon this (hopefully!) successful 'all or nothing' Crowdfunder campaign.

£250 or more

1 of 3 claimed

Pledge a Brick - Medium Enterprise (Employ 50-249)

Have your enterprise name on a brick inside the co-op, with you recognised as one of Farleys' initial supporters. With this pledge from your established enterprise, we hope this will bring us closer to joining Plymouth's diverse network of businesses.

£500 or more

0 of 2 claimed

Brick Pledge - Large Enterprise (250+ Employees)

Have your enterprise name on a brick inside the co-op, with you recognised as one of Farleys' initial supporters. With this pledge from your established enterprise, we hope this will bring us closer to joining Plymouth's diverse network of businesses.

£10 or more

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One of them fiiiiine bagels from The Hutong Cafe

Our friends at The Hutong Cafe have pledged us some of their delicious bagels to help get us off the ground. They're the best in town! The bagels and the Harman clan, that is. Your choice of filling (from the menu...obvs)

£15 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Boston Tea Party Coffee/Cup/Tea Towel Bundle

Our friends over at Boston Tea Party have lovingly gifted us a reusable coffee cup, a bag of coffee (presumably to put in the cup?), and a gorge tea towel too (to mop up the kitchen side after you spill said coffee I guess).

£16 or more

10 of 10 claimed

The Best Roast in Town from the Lord High Admiral

A two-course roast dinner (so that's dessert too!) from the babes at the LHA. Pledge two of these to treat someone to the perfect Sunday outing in the beautiful LHA pub garden (or share this Crowdfunder link with friends for them to pledge their own!)

£18 or more

1 of 1 claimed

A pair of tickets to Plymouth Arts Cinema

Plymouth Arts Cinema is offering a pair of tickets to our independent cinema, based inside Plymouth College of Art. We screen the best in new independent cinema from all around the world, and a few classics too, along with festivals, events, and special guests from the film industry.

£20 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Print from Danielle Tweedie

A beautiful line and dot work illustration from the babe that is Danielle Tweedie. This print is available to see on the project page. Check Dani's work on Instagram: @danielletweedieillustrates

£50 or more

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Cut & Blow-dry at YOKE!

YOKE The Salon are kindly supporting our Crowdfunder with a cut and blow-dry for two lucky pledgers! Renowned in our fair city, YOKE has sustainability and client care at the top of their agenda. It's no wonder everyone wants their hair did here! Pledge you support, and look great doing it! (Well...look great shortly afterwards once the Crowdfunder ends and you book your appointment! We're sure you look great already tho *blows kiss*)

£95 or more

1 of 1 claimed

A Sewing Course with Make at 140!

The gorgeous, colourful Make at 140 has donated one of their sewing courses! Choose from the Beginners Sewing Course or a Two Day Sewing Course for those who can already sew. Choose a date to suit you and get making your own clothes!

£100 or more

5 of 5 claimed

Brick Pledge - Small Enterprise (1-49 Employees)

Have your enterprise name on a brick inside the co-op, with you recognised as one of Farleys' initial supporters. With this pledge from your established enterprise, we hope this will bring us closer to joining Plymouth's diverse network of businesses.

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