Vegetables are People Too!

April 16, 2014 at 9:42 am

Help Peasant Plot Through Their Kickstarter

Ok, it’s not our name, nor our kickstarter, but it’s a cause and some farmers we like.

Spend a bit of time around the many eat local wonks populating our region, and you’ll here we need more farmers, that the eat local ethos teeters on the ability to grow more eat local suppliers. Todd and Julia McDonald heard that call, and they’ve been trying to do their part to grow.  They have a farm, Peasant Plot,  in Manteno, Illinois.  They try hard to grow it the right way.

And spend a bit of time around local farmers, and you’ll here there’s never enough money to take care of things; upgrade; expand.  Farming, sustainable farming, aint easy.  At the end of the day, there’s rarely enough coin left for growth.  Hence, farms often take to alternative fundraising efforts.  Here, Julia and Todd went to Kickstarter.  They’re hoping to raise $15,000 for needed equipment and infrastructure improvements.  They call it Vegetables are People Too.  Not our name, but it’s a cause and some farmer’s we like.  Consider helping.  The Kickstarter goes through April 28, 2014.