Wow! She did it! The fundraising goal was just reached, although you can still donate if you would like to. Huge thanks to everyone who donated or helped spread the word.
The brainchild of Liz McLellan, Hyperlocavore has at its heart a simple idea: Some people have yards they aren't using to grow food, while others want to grow food but have no space. Liz calls it yard-sharing. I call it genius!
Liz has big plans for her site, and the yard-sharing movement as a whole. The first thing she needs is, of course, money. She has set a goal of raising $6200 to fund the next stage of Hyperlocavore development, details of which can be found here: We need your help! Hyperlocavore
She's using Kickstarter, which lets you set funding goals for a project and only charges people if the project is fully funded by the deadline. This 'all or nothing' approach avoids those partially funded things, where you give money but the organization doesn't get enough to complete a project. It also means deadlines matter: no goal, no money.
So how's she doing?