The Happy Pig

by markboyle in Galway

We did it
On 24th March 2015 we successfully raised £10,205 with 233 supporters in 28 days

A permaculture-based community event space, where we'll host free workshops, feasts, shindigs, talks, skill-sharing and accommodation!

by markboyle in Galway

Permaculture magazine article

THANK YOU to everyone who has pledged so far - we are on target, but a long way to go still. So if you know anyone -- a person, an organisation, a fund -- who may want to support this project also, then by all means take a moment to share it with them in person or on social media - this could really make all the difference!

Permaculture have recently written this wonderful article about the project, and this campaign. You can read it here, and share with anyone whom you think may be interested:

http://www.permaculture.co.uk/articles/tales-happy-pig-mark-boyles-free-pub


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isa 23rd March 2015

Dear all, I've been waiting to find people like you! I really want to participate and live like you. I do not have much money bit still I want to colaborate in the project HAPPY PIG. I Aldo would like to know (apart from modesta donation) if I can do some work in your community. As soon as I receive my salary, next Thursday I will send �20 to you. I know is not much but I have a room and food to pau. Maybe in the future I will be able to donate more. I am a skilled person, passionate about recycle, reuse and conservation.Plus I love animais, I paint a litle, like to make potery and I have level 3 Diploma Health and Social Car�. I am a very good Cook and vegetarian. I am interesses in permaculre and all kind of stuff that can lead humankind to a new level of consciouness:meditation, healing... Please accept my good energy. Kindest regards everyone. Your are my people!!! Isa

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation

£10 or more

£10 Reward

A public thank you on the social media of your choice.

£25 or more

£25 Reward

The right to name one of our home-brew drinks (after yourself, dog or partner!), PLUS a native tree planted on our permaculture demonstration site.

£40 or more

£40 Reward

A personalised copy of Mark Boyle's forthcoming book, Drinking Molotov Cocktails with Gandhi, on its publication this Sept 2015. PLUS a native tree planted on our permaculture demonstration site.

£50 or more

£50 Reward

A tour of, and night at, An Teach Saor and The Happy Pig. PLUS a native tree planted on our permaculture demonstration site.

£75 or more

£75 Reward

A workshop in hula-hooping, and how to make your own hoop (taking home your own hoop), by our finest hooper Kirsty Alston. PLUS a tour of, and night at, An Teach Saor and The Happy Pig, and a native tree planted.

£75 or more

£75 Reward

An afternoon with Mark Boyle (The Moneyless Man) in a pub/café in London, PLUS a personalised copy of his forthcoming book (Sept 2015), Drinking Molotov Cocktails with Gandhi.

£100 or more

£100 Reward

A personalised copy of two of Mark's books, The Moneyless Man and Drinking Molotov Cocktails with Gandhi, PLUS a tour of, and night at, An Teach Saor and The Happy Pig, and a native tree planted.

£110 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£110 Reward

A full weekend ticket to Bliss Festival, whose focus is "Sexual Freedom, Health & Pleasure in Mind, Body & Spirit". Dates: Friday 7th - Mon 10th Aug.

£150 or more

£150 Reward

A one-day writing workshop with Man Booker Prize longlisted author Paul Kingsnorth. PLUS three nights at An Teach Saor, and The Happy Pig, with Fergus, Mark and others. Date tbc.

£150 or more

£150 Reward

An invite to a feast at The Happy Pig, as part of our launch weekend! PLUS three nights at An Teach Saor, and The Happy Pig, with Paul Kingsnorth, Mark Boyle, Fergus the Forager and others. Date tbc.

£200 or more

£200 Reward

A one-day workshop on how to find and make wild & natural dyes, pigments for paint, and wild-crafted paint brushes, with the UK's foremost Wild food expert Fergus the Forager! PLUS three nights at An Teach Saor, and The Happy Pig, with Fergus, Mark and others. Date tbc.

£200 or more

£200 Reward

A one-day Acrobalance workshop, PLUS an invite to our launch weekend inc. 3 days and nights at The Happy Pig here at An Teach Saor.

£250 or more

£250 Reward

A weekend for you, and up to 10 friends, at The Happy Pig and An Teach Saor, located in the wilds of Galway, with full use of the kitchen, bar and fire-hut.

£275 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£275 Reward

A weekend yoga retreat for you, and up to 8 friends, in rural Ireland (county Wexford). See main description for website details.

£300 or more

£300 Reward

A week for up to 6 people at The Happy Pig and An Teach Saor, located in the wilds of Galway, with full use of the kitchen, bar and fire-hut.

£500 or more

£500 Reward

A full weekend of permaculture and gift economics for you and up to five friends at An Teach Saor and The Happy Pig, along with Mark Boyle (The Moneyless Man), Paul Kingsnorth, Fergus Drennan and others, inc. the official launch party of The Happy Pig! Date tbc.

£500 or more

£500 Reward

A week for up to 10 people at The Happy Pig and An Teach Saor, located in the wilds of Galway, with full use of the kitchen, bar and fire-hut.

£750 or more

£750 Reward

Ask co-founder Mark Boyle to do anything you want!

£1,000 or more

£1,000 Reward

All of the courses/weekends above, with Mark Boyle (The Moneyless Man), Paul Kingsnorth and Fergus the Forager, along with a weekend in The Happy Pig for you and up to eight of your friends. PLUS personalised copies of three of Mark's books and a native tree planted!

£1,000 or more

£1,000 Reward

You name your reward! Any of the above, PLUS Mark will do anything you want - within reason!

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