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A book about global solutions you can do in your backyard

A project in Missoula, MT by paul wheaton

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Live a more luxuriant life, save money and REALLY make a difference in solving global problems. Environmentalism without sacrifice.
Backers: 2768
Average Pledge Per Backer: $56

Funded: $153,983 of $8,860
Dates: Apr 9th -> May 10th (31 days)
Project By: paul wheaton
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Latest News

This is the last update we will send before the kickstarter ends

May 10th - via:
There’s less than two hours left.    There are about 2000 people that are currently backing at a level that is less than $100.  So Shawn and I just want to send this last note to point out this bizarre package of stuff for the $100 and up folks:... (Read More)

20 stretch goals smashed!

May 10th - via:
I need a quick response.   For all those that are backing at the $100 level, if any of you want to come to the PEP1 event here that starts on May 20, you must express your thoughts asap here. Along those lines, we have now set up the kickstarter... (Read More)

Only 6 hours left! Still crushing stretch goals!

May 10th - via:
It looks like six additional people will be coming to our PDC and ATC this year!    In a few hours, we will post an update with a link to a google survey.  Only follow the link if you want to do any of the following: come to the PDC come to the... (Read More)

We cleared stretch goal #18!

May 9th - via:
Tomorrow we will start getting things sorted out for six of you to come to the PDC! The six tickets for the Appropriate Technology Course will be given out the same way at the Permaculture Design Course. The Appropriate Technology Course is about... (Read More)

94 people have raised their backer level today! That's the BIG BUCKS BABY!

May 9th - via:
Uh oh …. we were so certain that we wouldn’t get this far that we didn’t make any more stretch goal images.  Tracy!  Quick!  We need stretchy images!   And Tracy performs! Alan Booker and I are teaching a Permaculture Design Course in a... (Read More)

Early Retirement Extreme + most funded nonfiction!

May 9th - via:
There are now over $500 worth of stretch goal goodies added to the $100 level. I’m certain you will all be very pleased with the Permaculture Voices presentations.   This is such a magnificent book that I dedicated a full podcast to it, several... (Read More)

Now over $120,000! + 70 video presentations from Permaculture Voices 1

May 9th - via:
Here’s a cool thing… the next stretch goal gives you an opportunity to get access to more of Adam’s ideas - this time in video form!  Adam is one of the presenters! I was a keynote speaker at Permaculture Voices 1. Shawn and I agree: It was,... (Read More)

now past $115k! Beautiful farming level!

May 9th - via:
I hope you like those books!   They will be quite messy, but a few of them are closer to being done than I remember.   Maybe some of you will help guide them to completion?! Here’s a short description of the book: "Dairy Farming: The Beautiful... (Read More)

Now Over $110,000 + More Books From Paul!

May 8th - via:
Everybody at $100 and up will now get the movie Chemerical! Now that we are over $110,000, here are some trivia bits! To get onto the new york times bestseller list, apparently you will need to sell 3000 books in one week.  You all have currently... (Read More)

52 hours left!

May 8th - via:
All the peeps at $100 and up now get 4 gift codes for each microdoc!  A total of 28 gift codes!    This movie is amazing.   I recorded a full podcast about it here. In a nutshell, the documentarians select a normal family of 4.  They look at... (Read More)

Gurk? We are creating an audiobook!

May 7th - via:
Wow.  This feels surreal.  In a few months I will be an author.  And the whole book will also be available as an audiobook. ...  I suppose I should arrange a party or something.  And yet ... I need to get all the info out about the next stretch... (Read More)

$95,000 reached! Audiobook here we come!

May 7th - via:
Well, that was awesome! This book is sooooo good.   I am glad that we have this arrangement with David so you all can know the particulars about how to do this.   I really like the idea that so many people might be building natural swimming... (Read More)

We passed $90,000! Another stretch goal reached!

May 7th - via:
For a while, things were going to slow that I was certain that we wouldn't hit another stretch goal.   And then we knocked two out yesterday, and a third while I was asleep last night!  Amazing! If I had to bet, my guess is that the bundle of... (Read More)

we reached $85,000!

May 6th - via:
30 people raised their backer level today!   I don't know if it was "well, now that it includes the rocket mass heater plans ..." or "well, i definitely want to push things up to get the giant solar food dehydrator plans" Whatever it was, we... (Read More)

Rockety goodness! Giant Solar! The audiobook and the Virgin Islands!

May 6th - via:
29 people raised their backer level to $100 or more!    This was clearly the majority of the help to get us to this stretch goal!   You folks are amazing!  Especially the person that upgraded to the $500 level! Here is a link to Erica's plans... (Read More)

Libraries, Plans and the AUDIOBOOK!

May 3rd - via:
We hit $75,000! 200 books are going to libraries!  If you are a librarian click here Next up  To see the pretty details about erica's plans click here. The race for the audiobook! I... (Read More)

We hit the $70,000 stretch goal!

May 1st - via:
Everybody supporting the kickstarter at $100 or more will now also get a copy of “Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist” by Michael Judd! Next up: If you are a librarian and want to put your name in the pot: ... (Read More)

We hit another stretch goal!

April 29th - via:
 So the people at $100 get all the pile of goodies at the $5 level, plus:  - 12 physical copies of "Building a Better World in your Backyard", or 36 ebooks, or mix and match  - one of the physical copies will be signed by both Shawn and I  - your... (Read More)

BLAMMO! We smashed the $60,000 stretch goal!

April 27th - via:
This means that shawn is going to come to my place, and we will learn the fine art of scribbling in perfectly good books.   I don't understand the desire for people to get books that the authors have signed, but apparently it is very important to... (Read More)

23 stretch goals!

April 26th - via:
We reached $56,000 and swept past two stretch goals! Other creators are throwing their products behind this kickstarter, as stretch goals, to see us reach "the big time!"   If half the people reading this supported the kickstarter at $100 they... (Read More)

LIVE! Wofati lessons learned and Q&A and stuff

April 24th - via:
we start in a few minutes.  At the top of the hour.   Feel free to pop in and heckle the authors. Bring your Q's for the Q&A ....  (Read More)

Earth day update; you choose the stretch goals!

April 22nd - via:
Today is Earth Day!    I wish the book was printed so that I could give a few hundred copies to people.   And now I am planning on doing just that next year! The kickstarter is now backed at $54,059!  We are less than $1000 away from our next... (Read More)

We reached the first stretch goal!

April 19th - via:
We did it!  We reached our first stretch goal!   Maybe it was that youtube thing-a-ma-bob yesterday that did the trick? Here is the video we recorded: the next stretch goal Tracy is now hard at work on doodles!   100 doodles will be added to the... (Read More)

LIVE youtube thing

April 18th - via:
starting in a few minutes (top of the hour) Come and post live questions in the chat thing We will read chapter 30 and take questions about wofati natural building stuff.  (Read More)

The manuscript is at the editor

April 17th - via:
The manuscript is at the editor! By getting this in and started now, we are cutting a month off of the time it takes to get books to you! The latest youtube vid Yesterday we explored chapter 12.  Mixed in with a whole bunch of other stuff, we read... (Read More)

Fully funded in 3 hours!

April 14th - via:
I'm still trying to catch my breath! I never even finished doing all of the things that I wanted to get done on the first day.    What a relief!  We're funded!   The book is definitely going to be printed!   Shawn is contacting our... (Read More)

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