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page last updated: 03.07.15

Peer to Peer Financing for Local Food in South Florida

 

Current Campaigns

Wilton Manors: Eucalyptus Gardens is looking for $15,000 in donations to build 7 parking spaces to bring them in compliance with local zoning laws. Has raised $1,812 as of 03/07/15. Facebook eucalyptus-gardens.com

Fort Lauderdale: Fort Lauderdale Vegetables CSA is looking for investment funds to start additional micro urban farms in Fort Lauderdale. Lenders may purchase a share for $800 to be paid back over 5 years at the rate of $14 a month, with an extra payment for interest. New Times article. Has raised $6,000 as of 07/01/14. Contact Michael Madfis at 954.854.8788. Facebook fortlauderdalevegetables.com

 

Previous Campaigns

Most recently ended listed first. Links may no longer work as the peer to peer lending/donation websites remove older campaigns from their sites.

Miami: Shawnee’s Greenthumb Popcorn is looking for $17,000 in donations (with rewards) to purchase supplies and equipment to more easily bag their spirulina infused popcorn. $1,037 pledged, but $0 funded (kickstarter.com requires the goal to be met or no funds are released). Facebook greenthumbpopcorn.com

Miami: Colony1 is looking for $5,000 in donations (with rewards) to build a sustainability center in Wynwood. Raised $75. Facebook artofculturalevolution.org

Redland: Bee Heaven Farm is looking for $40,000 in donations (with farm rewards) to build a large greenhouse. Raised $2,095. Facebook beeheavenfarm.com

Big Pine Key: Growing Hope Initiative is looking for $2,800 in donations to purchase materials to begin growing produce to be sold in the Keys. Raised $3,730. Facebook growinghopeinitiative.org

Miami: Love & Vegetables is looking for $3,500 in donations to purchase a truck, file for 501(c)(3) non-profit status and other expenses to operate a pop–up restaurant in Miami Dade. Raised $2,494. Facebook loveandveggies.com

Miami: Ke’Ara Food Collective is looking for $15,155 in donations for a “Mobile Harvest Market” to bring a farmers’ market on wheels to Miami–Dade. Raised $1,111. Facebook

Miami: Reclaim Your Power and Equality is looking for $6,000 in donations to build a community garden in the Upper East Side neighborhood. Raised $40.

Hialeah: Out of the Ashes Foundation is looking for $24,056 in donations for fencing and cameras to protect their livestock from animal predators and human theft. Raised $25. Facebook outoftheashesfoundation.org

Fort Lauerdale: Calusa Coffee Roasters is looking for $22,000 in donations (with food rewards) to purchase a Diedrich coffe been roaster. $80 pledged, but $0 funded (kickstarter.com requires the goal to be met or no funds are released). Facebook

Miami: Zak The Baker/Wynwood Bakery & Cafe is looking for $30,000 in donations (with food rewards) to complete construction of their production bakery with storefront cafe in Wynwood. Raised $31,950. Facebook zakthebaker.com

Miami: Miami Smokers is looking for $25,00 in donations to build a USDA curing facility. $6,623 pledged, but $0 funded (kickstarter.com requires the goal to be met or no funds are released). Facebook miamismokers.com

Miami: Uberfoods is looking for $32,000 in donations to move a prototype closed loop food production system to a marketable product. Raised $8,151. Facebook

Miami: J. Wakefield Brewing is looking for $55,000 in donations (with rewards) to start a production brewery in Miami. Raised $111,690. Facebook

Miami: Ground to Ground is looking for $12,995 in donations for a used coffee ground composting project in Wynwood. Campaign was withdrawn.

Fort Lauderdale: Friar Tucks is looking for $5,00 in donations (with product rewards) to help them replace their trailer which damaged in an accident. Raised $3,640. Facebook

Miami: Urban Oasis Project is holding a “12 in 12: Quick & Dirty Farm Fund Drive” to help buy seeds, tools, drip irrigation, organic fertilizer, and a farm cart with trailer to outfit their new farm. Facebook urbanoasisproject.org

Miami: Om Nom Nom Cookies is looking for $12,000 in donations for a flow wrap machine to wrap cookies more efficiently. $1,247 pledged, but $0 funded (kickstarter.com requires the goal to be met or no funds are released). omnomnomcookies.com

 

Some Peer to Peer Financing Sites

If you cannot decide which to use, crowcrowsunite.com offers a comparison.

Accion USA Micro loans. accionusa.org

Barnraiser Donations with a “reward” for the donation; focused on sustainable food and farms. barnraiser.us

Crowd Brewed Donations with a “reward” for the donation; focused on craft beer. crowdbrewed.com

Credibles (from Slow Money) Prepayment platform; customers’ receive their funds plus interest back in product. credibles.org

Go Fund Me Donations. gofundme.com

Indiegogo Donations with a “reward” for the donation; focused on creative projects. indiegogo.com

IOBY Donations focused on projects in one’s neighborhood. ioby.org

Kickstarter Donations with a “reward” for the donation; focused on creative projects. kickstarter.com

Kiva Micro loans. kiva.org

Kiva Zip Micro loans. zip.kiva.org

Launcht Donations. launcht.org

Lending Club Loans. lendingclub.com

Prosper Loans. prosper.com

We the Trees Donations. wethetrees.com

Whole Foods Local Producer Loan Program Funded by Whole Foods to expand existing producers already selling at Whole Foods wholefoodsmarket.com

 

If you know of otherss, let us know.

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