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The Wild Farm: Producing Local Sumac Spices

A project in Sergeantsville, NJ by tama matsuoka wong

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I'm planting a sustainable farm with NO irrigation, fertilizer, tilling or pesticides because the sumac "crops" are native to the land.
Backers: 283
Average Pledge Per Backer: $124

Funded: $35,110 of $33,000
Dates: Feb 13th -> Mar 15th (30 days)
Project By: tama matsuoka wong
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Latest News


March 10th - via:
Thank you many many many times over. We reached our goal this morning with 4 days to go. Its an incredible feeling that something dreamed up will now be realized within the next month. And that, as Take Part wrote, a "one woman" "radical" idea of... (Read More)

Update #2 its the LAST week!

March 6th - via:
Thank you so much to pledgers and wellwishers for your goodwill and for some incredibly unexpected generosity. I can hardly express my gratitude and have more determination than ever to carry on. We are at the one week to go mark and its been Wild:... (Read More)

An Experiment in Farming Wild Sumac

March 5th - via:
Tama Matsuoka Wong has a wild idea. Why not take what nature already has in place and make that a farm? (Read More)

Going Native: How One Woman Plans to Make the Farm a Wilder Place

March 3rd - via:
Forager Tama Matsuoka has a radical plan to grow wild sumac trees in New Jersey. (Read More)

Update for week two: 50% there---16 days to go

February 26th - via:
We are almost to week two and 50% there! THANK YOU to you all who have so generously and overwhelmingly pledged to my Wild Farm project. I am so incredibly grateful for your goodwill and being able to join a community of people that believe in great... (Read More)


February 20th - via:
A sincere thanks to all of you, our first week backers,  for your incredible support and enthusiasm for this first week of the Wild Farm project!!!  Its been a good week: we were picked from day 1 as a  Staff Pick by Kickstarter and we are... (Read More)

Sumac: Wild & Delicious

February 17th - via:
The foraging craze has brought forth a number of ingredients we would not have immediately thought of eating a decade ago. Sumac is one of those items and in this piece we look at what it is and how it is used in cooking. Thanks to our sponsor, The International Culinary Center. (Read More)

Foraged Flavor: All About Sumac

September 25th - via:
In September, summer moves into fall around the edges of the day. The nights grow cooler, then the chill tiptoes into the corners of the dusks and dawns. (Read More)

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