Welcome to our Crowdfunder site where you can donate to our campaign by pledging £10, £20 or £50 here.
If you would prefer to buy Community Shares (withdrawable after 3 years, £50-£5000 shares available please contact us at email@example.com or see our website www.plotgatecsa.wordpress.com
Plotgate CSA is a Community Supported Agriculture enterprise that produces local, seasonal and sustainably produced food through a box scheme in Barton St David and the immediate locality. CSAs are part of a growing network of farms that aim to address some of the pressing challenges facing food production and the environment and move towards solutions that are better for humans, the local ecology, the environment and the soil.
We are being supported by the Just Growth programme (Fund for Enlightened Agriculture) which is a package of funding and support: £15,000 loan, £15,000 grant and £20,000 raised through Community Finance, (£15,000 Share Offer, £5000 Crowd funding) as well as business mentoring and support with developing a social auditing toolkit.
Investments and donations will help us to develop vital infrastructure; we have planning permission for 4 polytunnels a barn adn a water reservoir, we need crop protection, seeds, tools and irrigation, all of which need to be in place before the first of the veggies can be harvested! The site is completely off-grid so our energy and water will be supplied by the sun and rain, and we need ways of capturing both!
We are nearing the end of our share offer now, and have decided to launch this Crowdfunder as a way of allowing people who may not be local to the project, to support our enterprise, without having to meet the minimum £250 required for non local social investors. You can support us with a donation of just £10!