Fruit Trees for Climate Emergency

by Jenny Hall in Kings Moss, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 20th October 2019 we successfully raised £90 with 5 supporters in 28 days

Towards fossil-fuel free food - supporting orchards/commercial forest gardens with fruit trees, technical guides and maintenance grants

by Jenny Hall in Kings Moss, England, United Kingdom

Fruit trees are part of the solution to the Climate Emergency

Starting Spring 2020 Climate Friendly Food CIC intend to run a monthly lottery to enable farmers, growers, landlords and community projects to transform their land into fruit trees and other perennial food where there is a clear market for produce. The initial crowd funder is for £2k to pay for technical materials for farmers & growers e.g. varieties to grow, how to plant on a larger scale and for the gambling licence to operate the lottery for 1 year. Any additional funds raised will go towards the first batch of perennials plants for orchards and commercial forest gardens. The long-term lottery will incentivise fruit tree growing with a maintenance grant to enable land managers to make the transition to perennial crops in the early years when there is no income. 

Please note at 25 secs it should say 20% oh the joys of one take!!

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation

£20 or more

1 of 100 claimed

£20 Reward

5 x cuttings or scion wood from named varieties of trees or perennials where breeders rights do not exist. E.g. blackcurrants, apples, japenese wineberry, Saskatoon a list will be produced. No guarantee is given that they will root.

£10 or more

2 of 500 claimed

£10 Reward

Visit to the demonstration farm

Got an idea like this?

Over £200 million has been raised from our crowd to support the projects they love! Plus tens of millions more unlocked by our partners.