Supporters page

Thank you all 231 people who supported our crowdfund, we were absolutely thrilled with the result. Lots of people pledged anonymously, but some of our non anonymous lovely supporters are:

Jane Lawson

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At the start of the crowdfund, I felt like I was stepping off a cliff into the abyss. I had absolutely no idea whether people would get behind us. 

Val Rawlinson
Caroline Downey
Katerina Pavlakis
Organic North Wholesalers
Sophie Hargreaves
Esther Morrison
Blaine Emmett
Nic Williams
Sarah Spanton
Bella Probyn
Paul Bower

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A fantastic start that really set us up for the campaign.

Owen Adams
Vanessa Hall
Lucy Dosser
Rob Fox-Bentley
Christopher Atkinson
Abby Rose
Rebecca Warren
Carol Perry
Monica Bolton
Duncan Scurfield
Vlad Schuler
Ursula Harries
Catherine Bruce
Rosie Grant
Catherine Makin
Christine Felton
Ruth Lomax
Sam Allen
Lewis Coyne

50% there_crop
At the halfway mark after one week it begins to dawn on me that we might actually hit the target.

Lisa Swinn
Anne Strachan
Abigail Pound
Jane Leicester
Sarah Leech
Emma Patch
Matilda Johnson
Emma Rose
Janice Burns
Angela Carberry
Jane Collyer
Carla McCarthy
Hazel Burke
Caleb Gordon
Martin Gittins
Graham Haughton
Nick Purcell
Rebecca Rose
David Ewing

60% there_crop
I started to sleep better at this point, as it dawned on me we were going to make the target.

Dee Sheehan
Cormac Lawler
Elizabeth Harding & Stuart Fear
Richard Hand
Sarah Hughes
David Govier
Amir Rowaichi
Orla Pavement
Nickala Torkington
Michelle Jackson
Tomas Remiarz
Jacquie Gray
Katie Emily
Karen Charters
Sarah Elderkin
Janet Bezzant
Emma Greenhalgh
Ruth Lomax
Helen Regan

70% there_crop
This part of the campaign felt like the mid-section slump, it was harder to keep going. Also, I felt the responsibility of not failing and losing all the pledges when we had got so close.

Adam and Mariel
Olivia Glasser
Rachel Goodall
Elizabeth Ottosson
Sam Tygier
Juliet Davis
Connor Haynes
Rachel Freeley
Hannah B
Community Pop Ups
Anth Gaskill
Kirstine Pearson
Lewis Coyne
Abigail Pound
Jane Leicester
Karin Frood
Bob McBob
Hayley-Jane Sims
Lucy Cooke
Nadia Batool
Helene Rudlin
Manolia Fuscia
Gill Wright

Change of image to try and add some interest at this late stage. We were so close, but yet so far. 

Ruth Rosselson
Emily Johnson
Barbara Iqbal
Ben Halligan
Giselle du Toit
Ruth Struth
Vanessa Jardi
Enterprise Stuff
Tilly Ashton
Angela Scott
Sarah Wakefield
Gemma Carter
Rob Fox-Bentley
Erica Brook
Pete Fillery
Megan Poole
Christiane Van Doorn
Sabeena Zeghum
Lisa Sangwin

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We hit the target with 5 days left, which was an enormous sense of relief.

Ruth Lomax
Jade Montserrat
Amanda Santana
Juliet Davies
Grace Harrison
Minna Alanko
Bruno Girin
Julie Peet
Juliet Davis
Claire Mace
Sue Cragg
Patrick Cherry
Debbie Ellen
Paul Jones
Melanie Fryer
Stephen Morley
Veronica Ledwith
Melanie Sepiets
Clare Bonetree
Laura Iraine Green
Liz O’Neill
Roberto Siqueiros
Roger Bygott
Pete Abel

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We even had time to go for a stretch target of an extra £1k for a rabbit fence.

Richard Sharland
Katy Brown
Sheila Bhati
Jessica Mock
Gemma North
Trish Lorimer
Kate Morrissey
Footprint Workers Co-operative
Jack Laycock
Will Lewis-Clarke
Kay Kennedy
Neil Mercer
Isobel F
Sinead Murphy
Tom Wilkinson
Clare McCrory
Charles Dowding
Elizabeth Westaway
Patricia Spray
Martin Bradshaw
Rob Harrison
Mary Patel
Ruth Woodall
Cathie Pixie
Anne Harrison
Harriet Lucero

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Tomas, Lindsay, Debbie, Katy and Jess (aka Reddy Lane Market Garden steering group) celebrate the result with a bottle of bubbly.

A J Davies
Damian Cross
Janet Bolton
Michelle Obeid
Judith Berry
Darren Whalen
Roy Greenhalgh
Katherine Challen
Natural Choice
Jamie Lentin
Andrea Doyle
Rob Alderson
Alison Ahmed Barrett
John Lever
Sally Westaway
Amy Sykes
Lesley Swann
Sara Dunk
Richard Hunter
Elizabeth Semeonoff
Anna Drews
Ellie and Dan
Scott Clouder
Ben Emissah
Amalia Kostorrizou

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Just when everything was going so well, the original site in Strines falls through, and we change sites to Cheshire. So far our crowd has stuck with us, and we have had lots of messages of support.

Jen Elford
May and George Whalen
Martyn Baldwin
Richard Morris
Lisa Quigley
Ruth Lomax
Beth Creedon
Jean Martin
Elly Pattullo
Valley Organics Co-op
Vicky Hart
Rosie Maguire
Gary Nip
Lou Coombes
Michaela Parnell
Neil Kindsnorth
George McNamara
Kalsang Shoba
Andrea Dello Siesto
Julian Dearlove
Corin Bell
Marc Dunbill
Sarah Newall
Flourish Together
Kim Whalen
Abbey Rose
Rebecca Warren
Monica Bolton

Together we raised £7839 for growing more organic veg to supply Manchester. Watch this space as our new farm unfolds….


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