We did it
On 15th November 2018 we successfully raised £8,450 with 114 supporters in 47 days

Building the new VegShed @ Tolhurst Organic, selling local seasonal organic food all year round, 24/7, to the local community and beyond.

by Tolhurst Organic Partnership CIC in Whitchurch On Thames, England, United Kingdom

Just TWO DAYS for you to share your love of organic veggies and The VegShed

Hello wonderful supporter of The VegShed @ Tolhurst Organic, and thank you for all the kind comments about our project.

With your generous support and the generosity of 99 other magnificent supporters we made it to the original target on Monday. Now there are just TWO DAYS left to reach our stretch target of £8,300. 

Can you help us reach this, by sharing The VegShed crowdfunding page www.crowdfunder.co.uk/the-vegshed  with your friends and colleagues please?  Extra funds will make sure The VegShed @ Tolhurst Organic is fitted with off-grid equipment to keep the lights on when you’re shopping in the winter. 

Pledge here www.crowdfunder.co.uk/the-vegshed and help us reach our stretch target – thank you!

Visit our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/TolhurstOrganic/ to see how we're building The VegShed.

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This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£35 or more

Choose your own Veg Reward

Your choice of delicious vegetables from The VegShed between November 2018 and April 2019. The Carrot Reward is included!

£20 or more

The Carrot Reward

Your name or the name of your loved one on Supporters’ Wall in our Veg Shed selling carrots all year round – wonderful gift as well!

£20 or more

8 of 10 claimed

The Potato Reward

A 25kg sack of Caroles potatoes, 2018 harvest – best chippers and roasties ever! Pledge now, collect from the farm at any time before February 2019.

£25 or more

14 of 50 claimed

The Wise Reward

A signed copy of Tolly’s latest book "BACK TO EARTH: UK Organic Horticulture through the Lifetime of a Grower" (2016). The book is for growers, amateur gardeners and general public interested in the environment and food, illustrated by hand from pictures of 30 years farming at Hardwick. Shipping within the UK is included.

£30 or more

12 of 30 claimed

The Seedling Reward

Selection of organically raised plants from our Victorian green house and ready for garden growing. 12 pots of herbs, tomatoes and peppers. Pledge now, collect from the farm in spring 2019. The Carrot Reward is included!

£40 or more

2 of 30 claimed

The Strawberry Reward

Tray with 25 organic strawberry plants. Pledge now, collect from the farm in summer 2019. The Carrot Reward is included!

£50 or more

The Love of Veg Reward

A hug from Tolly! Can last up to 2 minutes! Pledge now, claim any time before lunch. The Carrot Reward is included!

£60 or more

The Harvest Reward

A days working on the farm, keeping up with the team of 2-3 professional planters, hoers and pickers. Getting muddy in the winter fields or sweaty and sticky in the summer tunnels. Lunch is on us! The Carrot Reward is included!

£70 or more

0 of 15 claimed

The Salad Reward

Two seats in our annual Growing Winter Salads workshop. This workshop will take you through the how and why choosing your growing system, planning your sowing schedule & selecting varieties for winter cropping, sowing, growing and harvesting for best results, fertility-building and rotation, propagation media, materials and techniques. You will sow your own salad seedlings to grow on at home. The Carrot Reward is included!

£80 or more

2 of 15 claimed

The Sauerkraut Reward

Seat in our most popular Fermenting Veg for Winter workshop. This workshop will take you through the basics of preserving and creating your own home-cooked meals in a jar, including Health & safety in the preserving kitchen, different methods of preserving veg – from lacto-fermentation to long-life vegetable medleys. Two recipes made together – picking veg directly from the garden and and preserving them.The Carrot Reward is included!

£100 or more

7 of 10 claimed

The Veg Bag Reward

Three months subscription to a Small Vegetable Bag. If you live in our distribution area, we will be delivering to a local Rep in Reading, Purley, Tilehurst, Oxford, Abingdon or Wallingford, or to your doorstep at Hardwick, Whitchurch or Pangbourne. If you want to upgrade to a larger bag, you will only pay a £3-5 per bag price difference. The Carrot Reward is included!

£150 or more

3 of 50 claimed

The Apple Reward

Name an apple tree in our Agroforestry project – a named brass plaque will be installed for you or a loved one (wonderful gift!) for as long as the tree is alive. We have 16 varieties of apple trees in our field, beginning to crop in 2019. You can also help us harvest it and take some home for your family and friends. The Carrot Reward is included!

£250 or more

1 of 10 claimed

The Biodiversity Reward

A field and garden walk by Tolly for a group of up to 10, with the history of the farm and of the Walled Garden, insights into our research and agroforestry, built-in biodiversity features and pest control measures – all-in-one. The Carrot Reward is included!

£350 or more

0 of 10 claimed

The Team Reward

A different sort of team away day for up to 10 corporate professionals, where you spend the time outdoors, with a farm walk, some work outside, lunch and coffee break is on us. The Carrot Reward is included!

£500 or more

1 of 2 claimed

The Wet Reward

A day of sailing in the Solent on Tolly’s legendary yacht Naida, for up to 3 adults. Prepare to get wet and dizzy, alongside the beautiful sights of the shores from the sea. The Carrot Reward is included!

£800 or more

0 of 3 claimed

The Party Reward

Use of our old army marquee and vegetarian kitchen for an event of your choice for up to 60 people. Includes set up and clear out days. Subject to marquee being free on specific days.

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