The Happy Pig

by markboyle in Newquay

We did it
On 11th March 2014 we successfully raised £10,980 with 223 supporters in 42 days

We aim to raise funding to transform an old pig barn into a free community event space, called The Happy Pig, at our Permaculture and gift economy demonstration project. Here we will run free courses, provide free accommodation, and have a bar where we will serve food grown from our no-dig & forest gardens, along with home-brew (making it will also be a free course!). Music, dance, storytelling and poetry will also be on the menu, along with key speakers on ecological, social, community and spiritual-based topics. All for free.

by markboyle in Newquay

As you know, our first crowdfunding campaign to create a free community space -- where people could stay, eat, play, share and dance, entirely for free, on a permaculture-based land project -- was hugely successful, thanks to the generosity of many people like you. Not only did your kindness help…

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A chairde, friends,

Tom from An Teach Saor here. Crowdfunding, as we only found out during the campaign, is a marathon, a rather exhausting test of endurance to the finish line. But we made it, and myself, Mark and Jess are overwhelmingly grateful for the help each and every one of…

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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!), and a native tree planted on our Permaculture demonstration site.

£35 or more

£35 Reward

A signed copy of The Moneyless Manifesto and an online discussion about the ideas in the book

£50 or more

£50 Reward

A tour of An Teach Saor and a native tree planted on our Permaculture demonstration site.

£75 or more

1 of 8 claimed

£75 Reward

A one day scything course with Paul Kingsnorth, inc. lunch and cake at An Teach Saor. See project description for full details. Date tbc.

£100 or more

£100 Reward

A signed copy of both The Moneyless Man and The Moneyless Manifesto, a tour of An Teach Saor and a native tree planted.

£150 or more

£150 Reward

An invite to an organic feast at The Happy Pig (Galway, Ireland).

£175 or more

2 of 6 claimed

£175 Reward

A one day Wild food coastal foraging course (inc. lacto-fermentation) with the UK's foremost Wild food expert Fergus the Forager (in Kent, UK). Date tbc. See project description for more info.

£200 or more

6 of 12 claimed

£200 Reward

A one day Wild food foraging course (in Galway, Ireland), inc. lacto-fermentation, with the UK's foremost Wild food expert Fergus the Forager. PLUS Two nights camping at An Teach Saor. Date tbc.

£500 or more

£500 Reward

A weekend of Permaculture and Gift economics at An Teach Saor (Galway, Ireland) with Mark Boyle (The Moneyless Man) and others, inc. the official launch party of The Happy Pig! Date tbc.

£1,000 or more

£1,000 Reward

Three of the courses/weekends above (with Fergus the Forager, Paul Kingsnorth and Mark Boyle), along with signed copies of the books and a native tree planted!

£225 or more

1 of 1 claimed

£225 Reward

A beautiful work of art, of your choice, by Tipperary-based artist and sculptor Damien McCarron (See project description for more info)

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