Carly Byrd, who grows fruit and vegetables for people in need, said she found her garden ruined by salt.
After Burd shared her heartbreak on TikTok, users began pouring in donations, advice and support.
For now, Burd said she plans to turn the space into a community center.
A TikToker who claims to have fed more than 1,600 people in between Cost of living in the UK She finds her garden ruined by salt, killing the crops, per Viral video She posted on Tuesday. The video has been viewed more than 1.6 million times, with strangers pouring in aid and locals offering to help her get her land back.
In November, Carly Byrd started posting about herLove food on meShe collects fruit and vegetables from her garden in Harlow, England, and puts them in gift boxes for people in need. Her fundraiser.
This week, Burr told viewers that someone had trespassed on her land and spilled a lot of salt to erase the “hours and hours of work” she put in. Reduces plant growth).
“Everything I planted didn’t grow, and I can’t plant on it again because it won’t grow,” she said.
Her caption on the screen states that she has “fed 1,613 people with the cost of living” so far.
Commenters flooded the video with words of support, sharing their condolences, and offering money, advice, and a helping hand to help bring her garden back to life.
Tiktokers, who claim to be farmers themselves, say using more straw and water can reverse some of the damage. “We can fix this!” Someone reassured her.
“Can I help?” Another viewer asked, indicating that they live nearby. “Please let me know somehow and I’ll help fix it.”
Burd Love fundraiser food on me In light of this news, he saw a flood of donations. “Can’t believe someone would do this,” one person wrote, giving a £10 donation. “I was shocked to read about what happened to your garden today, but it’s great to see the level of support you’re receiving,” he added, adding another £10 donation.
Burd thanked the audience for the flood of donations in a Next video on April 12 But he says it’s still crushing to be able to taste the salt from the conspiracy.
Burd said the onions her children and volunteers helped her plant “would have fed 300 families.”
“The amount of work — I can’t even tell you — that went into that division, it’s unbelievable.”
As of Tuesday, Burd’s GoFundMe campaign had raised £83,290 of its original £4,000 goal. All money raised “goes directly back to ‘A Meal on Me,'” the statement says.
as a Inflation has reached a high levelMany British citizens faced the threat of starvation. Last year, the number of UK children experiencing food poverty It almost doubled..
as if TV interview Burd posted to her account in November 2022 that her own experience of not being able to buy food while on disability has given her more empathy for those struggling to make ends meet. (Burd previously spoke of living with multiple sclerosis and lupus).
Today, Bard told viewers she’s still “absolutely heartbroken” by what happened, but she’s undaunted by the setbacks. It’s unclear who the culprit(s) were, and Insider reached out to Burd.
She said she was able to dig up more salt with the help of others and plans to cover it with topsoil to “neutralize” things so they can grow again. In the interim, she plans to make the area a community space where neighbors can meet and share their own food and produce.
“I think I’m going to make it a sitting area where old people can come down and have tea and coffee and cakes and chat and stuff like that,” he said.
“I’m so overwhelmed by everyone’s comments and everything,” she added. “I really appreciate it – thank you.”
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