Let's Kickstart Incredible Edible Todmorden
I'm delighted Joanna Dobson from Incredible Edible Todmorden is writing a guest post for Veg Plotting. You may remember I've mentioned this amazing project before, especially when I've written about public planting. I've enthused so much about what's happening in Yorkshire, even NAH knows what I'm talking about! *
So I'm thrilled Joanna has offered to write a blog post, which will appear here in the New Year; it'll be great to have an injection of inspiration in the post Yuletide slump ;)
So why am I telling you this now?
I noticed from the links Joanna sent me that she's written a book about the project (along with her partner Julian), called Incredible! Plant Veg, Grow a Revolution and is seeking funds via Kickstarter in order to get it published. It needs £10,000 for them to do a 'proper job' of the publishing process and to finance the first print run. When I last looked (on December 5th), they'd raised £7,843.
The fund raising period closes on December 12th (next Thursday), so time is of the essence and that's why I've written today's post. I hope you'll join me in helping with the final push to get Incredible Edible's story out there. There aren't that many projects which have international inspiration as a claim to fame.
The pictures for this post are courtesy and copyright Joanna Dobson. They illustrate a post called Hope: an update on Joanna's own blog. The wonderful plaques shown at the top of this post were made by Linda Reith.
Update: I'm pleased to report the fund raising target was reached on Monday evening. Thanks to everyone who donated or spread the word as a result of reading this post or my tweets :)
* = though seeing Michael Portillo visit it on one of his Great British Railway Journeys in 2010 may have helped a smidgen ;)