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Moonrise Seaweed Co.

A project in Adelaide, AU by Chloe Darkson

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Kickstarting the seaweed industry in South Australia! We are a family business building a pathway to regenerative ocean farming.
Backers: 465
Average Pledge Per Backer: $104 AUD

Funded: $48,561 AUD of $43,400 AUD
Dates: Jan 24th -> Feb 23rd (30 days)
Project By: Chloe Darkson
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Latest News

What happens to extra funds raised?

February 21st - via:
Hey frothers! Just checking in, as we have somehow rolled right past our Kickstarter goal (!!!) & want to be really up front about what will happen to any funds we raise in excess of the original target. (The original goal covers our $$$... (Read More)


February 20th - via:
Photo by Tom McCammon We can't believe it!!! Thank you, thank you, all 404 of you absolute salty LEGENDS!!!! SEAWEED FARM COMIN' AT YOU IN 2022! Will update more soon, need to go dance around the house!  (Read More)

3 days to go > next steps for Moonrise!

February 19th - via:
We're getting really close, y'all. To our funding goal, & also to the deadline!!  To everyone who has been spreading the word, it has made such a huge difference. We had a big wave of support right at launch, from all our family and friends, but... (Read More)

Some exciting news to share!

February 14th - via:
Hey fabulous frothers,  Hope everyone had an excellent weekend. We're so excited to let you know that we can finally announce our research partner for the Moonrise Seaweed Co. pilot seaweed farm project!  Photo by Tom McCammon We have been working... (Read More)

Can't believe we're already halfway...

February 8th - via:
Hey y'all. Today marks 14 days to go for the Moonrise Seaweed Co. Kickstarter campaign. The past two weeks has absolutely flown by, and we are blown away that we've managed to reach 50% of our goal at the halfway point of the campaign.  We now have... (Read More)

40% down, 20 days to go!

February 3rd - via:
This grommet sized KELP shirt is less than 40% of an adult size medium.... but we are more than 40% of the way to our crowdfunding goal!!! Thank you, wonderful seaweed enthusiasts. We have 20 days to cover that last ~60% (since this is an... (Read More)

Amazing news! We are now a Kickstarter "Project We Love"!

January 31st - via:
Projects We Love are Kickstarter's way of "highlighting brilliant examples of creativity". Our campaign will now be featured across the site, allowing more people around the world to discover and support us.   (Read More)

We're a third of the way there!

January 29th - via:
Earlier today, we cruised past 33.3% funded. We're absolutely bowled over by the level of support you've all shown the project - whether by your pledges, kind words, or spreading the word about the campaign!  We're entering the phase now where it's... (Read More)

How our "Sea Shells" kelp pasta is made...

January 28th - via:
We have partnered with South Australian artisan pasta makers L'Abruzzese to manufacture our organic, kelp-infused Sea Shell pasta.  Each serving of pasta contains your weekly RDI of bioavailable iodine, naturally derived from our wild foraged golden... (Read More)

We're a quarter of the way there!!!!!!!

January 26th - via:
Thank you, thank you, all 97 of you absolute salty legends.  Please keep spreading the word, so that we can reach as many seaweed supporters as possible!  We are humbled by all the thoughtful comments, generous contributions, and all around froth... (Read More)

Announcement: international shipping now on all rewards

January 25th - via:
We've had requests for our kelp products from all around the world (!!), so we've added an international shipping option for all rewards. Unfortunately, shipping overseas from Australia is pretty pricey - we've selected the cheapest option (economy... (Read More)

You have blown us out of the water!

January 25th - via:
Dear community, THANK YOU for backing seaweed!  We had enough activity on the campaign today to get us featured on the Kickstarter "food and craft" section, allowing more people to discover the project.  More updates to follow! Brad & Chloe   (Read More)

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