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L I V I N hive

A project in San Francisco, CA by L I V I N farms

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The world´s first desktop hive for edible insects : empowering you to grow a food revolution straight out of your kitchen!
Backers: 830
Average Pledge Per Backer: $175

Funded: $145,429 of $100,000
Dates: Nov 9th -> Jan 8th (60 days)
Project By: L I V I N farms
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Latest News

< 20 hours left !! Stock up on MicroFoods™, get a Hive, tell your friends!

January 8th - via:
OUR CAMPAIGN ENDS ON : SAN FRANCISCO: FRIDAY, JANUARY 8TH, 7 PM VIENNA: SATURDAY, JANUARY 9TH, 4 AM HONG KONG: SATURDAY, JANUARY 9TH, 11 AM The countdown is running ! We are so happy and grateful for you, our backer family, to get us this far!... (Read More)

MERRY MEALWORM XMAS ! May your days be merry, healthy and sustainable!

December 23rd - via:
MicroFoods™ as a festive coconut chocolate treat !  The L I V I N farms Team wishes you festive days and a Happy New Year!  SAVE THE DATE: 7th of January 2016 ! We will celebrate the end of our Kickstarter campaign on 7th of January, 2016, in... (Read More)

Give a Lifetime Supply of MicroFoods™ this Xmas !

December 19th - via:
DESIGNED GIFT CARDS TO SURPRISE YOUR LOVED ONES ! What´s underneath your Christmas tree this year? How about the Hive and with it a continuous supply of superfoods grown in your home? For those of you brilliant backers who give the Hive or our... (Read More)

NEW GOALS ! Grow the revolution with us & receive treats!

December 14th - via:
REWARDS FOR YOU AWESOME BACKERS TO GET US TO THE NEXT GOAL OF 125K ! Amazing friends and backers out there! We are beyond our 100k goal now and still more than 3 weeks to go in our campaign! You are simply the best! Now we count on your continuous... (Read More)

100 K and a food revolution is starting soon! Woohoo! Thanks to you!!

December 6th - via:
Amazing backers! We hit our 100k goal today, not even half way through our campaign. You are simply the best! Thanks to you, a food revolution will grow in your homes and kitchens ! We can´t thank you enough for making this a reality! BIG THANK YOU!... (Read More)

Nutrition is a Can of Worms !

December 1st - via:
Wriggling towards the goal ! : ) We are on the way to a big milestone and in this intense time it is important to not forget what this project is about, in the core: healthy, sustainable nutrition. We are often asked what to make out of the mealworms... (Read More)

Mealworm Stuffing anyone? Happy Thanksgiving !

November 26th - via:
It is the season to be grateful ! And we are. We just hit 400 backers ! : ) Dear everyone out there, you have been amazing so far! Our second week done and we are not too far away from our goal. We are so happy! As a Thanksgiving Special we have... (Read More)

Kickstarter campaign encourages us to incorporate insects into our diet

November 21st - via:
Instead of adding strips of tofu, chicken or beef to your stir-fries for dinner, why not add tiny worms? (Read More)

Over half way there! YOU ROCK! now let´s keep wriggling towards the goal ;)

November 18th - via:
To all our awesome future insect farmers and eaters out there- A BIG THANK YOU for all the support so far! We are 9 days in and just hit 60k today, almost 100 Hives sold! It´s been a great ride so far, thanks to you! Look at our excited faces when... (Read More)

30% of our goal and 10 more Super Early Birds for you great people!

November 11th - via:
Day 2 and 30% through! Thanks so much precious backers for all the support! We are so happy that you will help us grow food revolutions out of our kitchens! That´s why we have just updated our 449 USD pledge to 10 more units. 13 to go!  (Read More)

Hive available now also for countries outside EU, US, Canada and China !

November 10th - via:
We just added a reward: EARLY BIRD ONLY FOR ALL OTHER COUNTRIES WITHOUT STARTER KIT SUPPLY If you live in a country outside of EU, USA, Canada & China, we unfortunately cannot promise you the supply of a live mealworm starter kit. Get the Hive... (Read More)

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