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Sam Van Aken: The Open Orchard on Governors Island

A project in New York, NY by The Friends of Governors Island

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Help grow a public orchard and living artwork highlighting the impacts of climate change
Backers: 163
Average Pledge Per Backer: $142

Funded: $23,082 of $20,000
Dates: Apr 30th -> May 24th (25 days)
Project By: The Friends of Governors Island
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Three hours left!

May 24th - via:
This is it! We're in the final hours of the campaign, and we don't want anyone to miss out on being part of this project with us. Please remind your friends and colleagues who might be thinking about pledging that it's not too late – they can claim... (Read More)

Only two days left!

May 22nd - via:
It's the home stretch, and we couldn't be more energized by the incredible support from our community of backers! With just two days left in the campaign, we are well over our initial (and official) Kickstarter goal, but we still have a ways to go to... (Read More)

We reached our goal!!

May 15th - via:
Dear backers, Thanks to you – all 152 of you – we’ve reached our goal of raising $20,000 in support of planting a public orchard, living artwork and gene bank preserving hundreds of fruit varieties for generations to come. Our campaign still... (Read More)

New workshop reward

May 14th - via:
The hands-on grafting workshop reward sold out much faster than expected, so we're adding a second workshop. If you or someone you know missed out on the chance to learn how to graft and grow your own tree, now’s your chance! Only 30 spots are... (Read More)

Over halfway there!

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