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It takes a village to raise an eggplant! I need your support as I begin my first season of independent farming outside of Boone, NC!
Caroline Hampton
229 Facebook Friends
Small Business
Valle Crucis, North Carolina
United States
1 Team Member
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raised by 129 people in 1 month
106% funded
No time left
$5,000 USD goal
Flexible Funding This campaign has ended and will receive all funds raised.
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This campaign ended on March 12, 2014
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Select a Perk
  • $5USD
    Hall of Fame

    Your name will be listed on a donor page on the Octopus Garden website as an expression of my eternal gratitude! All contributions are valuable!

    9 claimed
    Estimated delivery: March 2014
  • $10USD
    Big Thank You

    A personal email thanking you for your contribution, with vegetarian recipes made with fresh produce including pictures! Add'l perks: Hall of Fame

    12 out of 300 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $15USD
    Pressed Flower

    A flower, pressed and dried, will be sent to you in the mail! Grown here at the FIG Farm in my first season!

    10 out of 40 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $25USD
    Rustic Card

    A handmade greeting card featuring a photo from the farm on the front! Add'l perks: Hall of Fame

    29 out of 200 claimed
    Estimated delivery: September 2014
  • $50USD
    Herb Bouquet

    A diverse collection of dried herbs from the farm, great for cooking or making herbal teas! Recipes included for inspiration. Add'l perks: Hall of Fame, Rustic Card

    17 out of 50 claimed
    Estimated delivery: August 2014
  • $250USD
    Brimmin' Box of Produce

    1/2 bushel box of fresh produce from the farm! Where possible I will hand deliver to ensure maximum freshness! Add'l perks: Hall of Fame, Rustic Card, Herb Bouqet

    0 out of 10 claimed
    Estimated delivery: September 2014
  • $500USD
    Culinary Delight- NC Only!!

    For NC Residents Only! I will travel to you to teach a class for you and five friends on a culinary skill of your choice. We will discuss possibilities, which include fermentation, canning/preserving or baking bread! Add'l perks: Hall of Fame, Big Thank You, Rustic Card, Herb Bouquet, Ferments! Pickles! Preserves!, Brimmin' Box of Produce

    0 out of 1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: November 2014
  • $1,000USD
    Bed and Breakfast

    Stay two nights in a beautiful mountain farmhouse with a guest, and enjoy breakfast cooked by me with farm fresh produce and eggs! Enjoy a tour of the farm and go home with produce and flowers! Add'l perks: Hall of Fame, Big Thank You, Rustic Card, Herb Bouquet, Ferments! Pickles! Preserves!, Brimmin' Box of Produce

    0 out of 2 claimed
    Estimated delivery: May 2014
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