Keep Phoenix Beautiful Launches Fundraiser for New Garden
Keep Phoenix Beautiful is on the move - America’s largest urban garden project, PHX Renews, is set to plant new roots on 18th Avenue and Pierson Street in Phoenix, less than three miles from their original garden site. The new site will continue to host a solar home demonstration project, sustainability workshops for the community, as well as new garden beds for local gardeners. Funds raised will go towards revitalizing a vacant plot where two abandoned homes are being cleared to make way for the new garden.
Deadline to Fund: Ongoing
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Arizona Small Farm Co-Op Startup
In the sweltering summer of 2015, a small group of us farmers in Maricopa County, Arizona found ourselves working eighty hours per week, growing delicious and beautiful vegetables, yet barely able to make ends meet. Despite this hard work, we found that our individual efforts were not enough to sustain us and compete with giant, industrial, and conventional farms. Seeking support from others, we met and discussed how we could work together to improve our local food system. We needed to find a different way to do business, because it’s not sustainable the way it is. Now we’ve built trust and friendship, and Sun Produce Cooperative was formed in 2017 to keep small, local farmers on the ground, and transform the local food system in Arizona. “And that’s where you come in…”
Button Brew House- Where Great Craft Lives!
After nearly four years of planning, researching, fundraising, marketing, networking, and brewing, Todd and Erika Button are finally on their way to opening up their own microbrewery called Button Brew House just 10 minutes north of downtown Tucson. Their goal is to provide Tucson with exceptionally made craft beer. The Buttons need to raise $15,000 to put the finishing touches on their facility and construct a lovely patio for our future customers. Help them out by contributing to their Kickstarter.
Deadline to fund: May 31, 2017
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