Grounded Community - Together We Can Grow

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Project by Grounded Community

We did it
On 15th June 2021 we successfully raised £32,329 ( + est. £1251.75 Gift Aid ) with 127 supporters in 120 days

A charity in Bournemouth, that aims to support our community's access to nutritious food and create a replicable model for food organising.

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Myriad Circular Co 9th April 2021

Great to see Grounded grow over recent years. From an unused plot of land to a terrific initiative using regenerative techniques, redistributing surplus produce to people in need, & supporting the local community. Looking forward to seeing the next steps.

Amy Halnan 15th March 2021

Thank you for creating this amazing space to bring the local community together. I really enjoyed the basic growing skills Q&A. Thank you!

Ben Dix 5th March 2021

Wow what a fantastic community project, helping and supporting the community from the ground up in so many different ways, wishing you heartfelt growth and success 🙏✨☀️ love Amy and Ben


This project offers rewards in return for your donation

£30 or more

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Yoga Lounge Intro Offer worth £30

Yoga Lounge Bournemouth have kindly donated 5 x Introductory Offers Worth £30! Offering you 30 consecutive days of live streaming yoga. With a variety of classes and teachers every day suitable for all levels of yoga. Try pilates and meditation classes including Vinyasa, Bikram, Yin, Hatha, Ashtanga and a Meditation Lab. We will be in touch in April to set you up! *Not redeemable to current or previous students, but may be gifted

£10 or more

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Grounded Saved Seed Packs plus Sticker.

Our seed packs could have a variety of the foods we grow such as kale, onions, chard, or spinach.

£12 or more

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Jar of honey 90g taster jar.

Our lovely litlle jars of honey give a taste of what we are producing. We will add a little Grounded Sticker in the bag too. :)

£12 or more

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Bee Mission Honey!!

Our friends at Bee Mission have donated us 20 jars of their honey as ours is flying out fast!! In a taste test a few of our volunteers preferred this honey to ours!! But is was close... They are produced in hives around Bournemouth mostly at care homes. Serge is the beekeeper having kept hives for many years. We are partnering with these guys to expand the local colonies of bees in our urban setting. (The price we have set to include postage.)

£14 or more

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Pen Gallery Photo Prints

Pen Gallery is part of the regeneration project at Kingsland Crescent in Poole, which will bring some much needed vibrancy back to Poole with so many new exciting independent businesses. You will receive one of 4 prints, each by a different artist. Emma has kindly included a sticker, as have we! Choose a print you want (view our update for which photo print you like) and visit them on Instagram @pengallerystore

£15 or more

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Greenponics Sprouting tray!

Greenponics are a small home based production of sprouts using goldfish and aquaponics. They are based in the centre of Boscombe and they are AMAZING! Sayeed has really honed his skills. You can find them on facebook and can order direct too! Your will get 4 different varieties as pictured in the update and we can send out to you and drop in a Grounded Sticker too!

£18 or more

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Bee Squishy (Hand Made) plus sample honey 90g

Laura was one of our great volunteers through her furlough time last summer. She wanted to do something to help, so she created these fury friends for you. (see pictures on the recent crafty update.). We will throw in a ' Bee Grounded' Sticker and a sample honey pot too. Follow Laura @perkyandbright on Instagram

£20 or more

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BIG THANKS and a Grounded sticker

Choose a sticker and get a big thanks from us...

£24 or more

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Bee Bits - Honey and Bee Bombs

Our Friends at Bee Bomb kindly donated their seed bomb packs for us (usually £8.99) we are also adding an amazing 300g jar of our award winning honey.

£30 or more

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Big Thanks and a Grounded Sticker

Maybe you don't want a reward and a thanks is enough, we will give a big thanks and throw in a sticker for anyone who donates to us..

£30 or more

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Aimee's Art Workshops

Workshops will be held at The Secret Garden in the summer so we can enjoy being out in nature. Aimee will teach and guide you to create your own Origami pieces and demonstrate how these can be displayed into simple wall hangings, incorporating found elements from around the garden. You will have a wall hanging of your own to take home, as well as exclusive discounts from Aimee. Refreshments included Check out her creations here @aimee___designs

£48 or more

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The Grounded Package

Get a Pack of Bee Bombs, a jar of our award winning honey, a Grounded sticker, and attend one of our workshops of your choice where you will also get a seasonal veg box!!! ( Does not include craft workshop, see website for details on sessions)

£100 or more

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Sponsorship- Raised Bed Improvement

Some of our garden beds are rotting, others need to be raised higher. This donation will pay for 5 sleepers to a raise our bed up, for better growing and some for wheelchair use. We will also send you a sticker and a thankyou.

£200 or more

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Sponsorships - New Raised Bed

We have raised beds in our garden. A lot of the wood is rotting and we need to replace it. We have a promise of some treated eco sleepers but we need £200 per bed to replace and 10 beds to do. Can you help? We will add a tasteful wooden sign for each donation on our beds, if you would like that. We will also send you a sticker and a thankyou.

£300 or more

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Sponsor a Bee Hive

Help us increase our colonies of bees and you will recieve an Up close and Personal Bee Experience for 2-5 people (or a family) plus 3 jars of Grounded Bee’zz Honey each year for 3 years + a Bee Bomb Pack and stickers.

£300 or more

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Corporate/Business Team Days

Our gardens are the perfect place to bring your team. To get outdoors, build team spirit, contribute to a great community project. Being in nature and contributing positively are supporting wellbeing. With Anxiety and tension being high in our world right now, why not book in a team experience with Grounded Community. This could include work days on a particular task, workshops which could include some relaxation, or a tour of our beehives.

£500 or more

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Corporate Bee Hive Sponsor

Up Close and Personal Experience for up to 10 people. Paint Hive in Your Colours or have a plaque placed on the hive. An exclusive post on our social media and newsletter + Bee Bombs, 2 large jars and 10 taster jars of Grounded Bee’zz Honey for 2 years.

£500 or more

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Sponsorship- The Secret Garden Edible Forest

Currently our secret garden has two plastic polytunnels. One takes up a lot of room and is used for storage. We want to remove it and replace it with an amazing food forest where our chickens can roam and fruit can be grown. The single sponsor will get a plaque, a Grounded Hamper and can come to our opening as our guest of honour.

£750 or more

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Sponsorship -The Secret Garden Community Classroom

We have a grand design for our garden which is to create an outdoor classroom kitchen area. It has been hard in 2020 to run workshops with restrictions, this space will make it a lot easier for us. The neighbouring schools will be able to use it for lessons, we will have community meals there and it will be a great feature and asset rain or shine. The sponsors will get a plaque on our wall of fame and social media coverage.

£1,000 or more

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Sponsorship - Rocket Composting Facility

Our latest venture to create our own compost from local food waste. We have been donated a £20k Rocket comoster and we have raised £3k to get it started. This money will help us with running and development costs . Sponsors will receive a Grounded Hamper, Social Media and Website Profile.

£1,500 or more

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Sponsorship - The Secret Garden 2!!

Help create our second home base with plant nursery, Educational Bee Hives and community composting area. Firstly we will build a shelter for storing items, then move our polytunnel and greenhouse there for the plant nursery. We will keep bees and store composted soil there too. It will be our engine room. The sponsor will get a plaque on the gate, a hamper and invited to our opening in the summer.

£14 or more

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Just 1 Swap Shopping Voucher £10

HI Why not support our crowdfunder and also support a local businiess at the same time. The reward includes a £10 voucher to be redeemed in store. where they do amazing dried goods, teas and bread. Postage is included as well as a Grounded Sticker !

£25 or more

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Exclusive Macrame Wall Plant Hanger with Honey

Exclusive Macrame Wall Plant Hanger by JO from @be.wilderful (on Instagram). It is always great to have something creative and wonderfully made in your home and even better with a plant inside it. We will deliver to you with a Jar of Bee Mission Honey too ! Only one of these so be quick!

£65 or more

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Up Close and Personal Bee Experience

As well as receiving our Honey and a pack of Bee Bombs (donated kindly to us), you will also come and visit our hives and get suited up for a 2 hour personal session with our bees and bee keeper Fred. He will talk you through how the hives work, you can hold the frames and see how it all works!

£100 or more

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Up Close and personal bee experience for 2

Up close and Personal Bee Experience for 2 ! Plus 2 Jars of Honey + a pack of Bee Bombs.

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