Please help “Save My Bacon”.

by The Wilder Ones in Bratton Clovelly, England, United Kingdom

Please help “Save My Bacon”.

Total raised £12,358

raised so far



To raise money to feed my piglets during Lockdown and support the growth of my business afterwards and so keep conserving rare breeds.

by The Wilder Ones in Bratton Clovelly, England, United Kingdom

Last day today....

Hi everyone.

It’s my last crowd funding day today. I have about 6 hours to go until the dead line is done. I’ve been up since 5.45am thinking about it and hoping I reach the target! Up until now I’ve not worried about what I’ll do if I don’t make it.  Got to keep the hope we will get there!

So thank you so much for becoming part of my crowd and supporting me on this journey! Please if you can think of anyone at all who may be interested in coming on board let them know about the crowdfunder and what I’m trying to achieve with your help!

This week has been super busy. I’ve bought big old arcs home from a farm in Dawlish in monsoon like rain, I’ve separated the piglets into same sex groups and set them up with new moveable pens that stop the ground being churned over. It’s kind of like cell grazing. I’ve been down to meet the head of the British Lop Society and come home with a boar and an in pig gilt from the oldest blood lines that date back to 1897. How cool is that??!! 

Conservation is really important to me. The British Lop is a great pig. It doesn’t deserve to be on the ’at risk’ register of the Rare Breeds Trust. If you’re thinking about getting a pig I’d urge you to get one of these. They are easy to keep, docile and really really friendly. They are absolutely a better option than imported chlorinated chicken and cheap meats from over seas.

Keeping the faith for the rest of the day - more later,


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£25 to Save My Bacon so it can be yours.

Pledge £25 today and we'll reward you with a pack of home cured home smoked bacon. PLEDGE NOW> CLAIM LATER

£10 or more

£10 Donation

Spare us a tenner to help a business you love get through whatever COVID-19 sends our way and we’ll send you a pack of pharma free sausages to say thank you.

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£70 or more

Sunday Roast

I’ll send you a Leg joint of our wonderful pork plus all you need to make an awesome Sunday roast with crackling you will never forget, organic veg and potato’s.

£100 or more

£100 adopt a piglet

Pledge £100 today and Adopt one of our rare breed piglets. Every litter we keep 4 or 5 girls to bring on as sows. Adoption means you can get to name the piglet, she’ll send you birthday cards and you can visit to say hello if you’d like to. PLEDGE NOW> CLAIM LATER

£120 or more

£120 buy a meat box early.

My meat boxes sell out in 24 hours. They are building a reputation for being the best pork you will ever taste and some high profile West Country chefs are now looking to buy the meat to serve to their guests. If you’d like to buy a box in advance that would be so helpful and definitely save my bacon. The boxes contain joints, chops, loin, belly, ribs, sausages and offal.

£200 or more

£200 A Farrower of a farm visit

Come and visit us when a sow is due to farrow and watch the piglets be born, or get hands on if you want to!

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