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Revive the Hive with The Beez Kneez Honey House

A project in Minneapolis, MN by Kristy Lynn Allen and Erin Rupp
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Creating a community hub for beekeepers and a space for our bicycle-powered honey production, delivery and education program.
Backers: 828
Average Pledge Per Backer: $48

Funded: $39,960 of $35,000
Dates: Feb 17th -> Mar 31st (43 days)
Project By: Kristy Lynn Allen and Erin Rupp
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Latest News

THANK YOU!!! WE DID IT!

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
Sweet bee supporters!  You've done it!  We reached $39,960, which is totally and absolutely incredible.  We are so excited to have done this with you all and can't wait to share the work we're doing!  We'll be starting construction in about a... (Read More)

6 Hour Countdown!!!!!

March 31st - via: kickstarter.com
Beez Kneez count down math! We have 6 hours left, 818 people who have pledged, and only $722 to make our kickstarter total a round number. We have 861 likes on Facebook. Seriously, this is the last chance to pledge. If 5 more people chose to pledge... (Read More)

We did it!! but it's not over!

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Only 26 hours left!!! First off- thank you, thank you, thank you! Kickstarter shares a lot of data with us over the course of the campaign, heartwarming and incredibly motivating data. We thought we’d share some of it with you all, as a... (Read More)

Help us keep our hive thriving!

March 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We involve fun in all the work we do. Whether it’s having to count down three times to launch our Kickstarter at our live launch party (unplanned*), dressing ourselves and others up like bees (planned), or choreographed beekeeper dance routines... (Read More)

Back to the Future: Beez Kneez Launch Party & Stretch Goal

March 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello wonderful bee supporters!!! We’ve done it! With all of your amazing support, we’ve made our $35,000 goal!!! The Beez Kneez Honey House will open in the Longfellow neighborhood of Minneapolis, in August 2013. Wooo hooo!!!  We have 4 more... (Read More)

The $35,000 We did it Dance

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We have been moving at an incredible pace since our kickstarter was launched on Feb, 17th, 2013. Now we can dance!! Thanks so much to the 754 beeople who already pledged us above and beyond our goal of $35,000!!!!! We did it, we revived the hive!!!!!... (Read More)

Interview on DJ Grandpa's Crib

March 25th - via: kickstarter.com
So much press, so little time. 6 more days!!!! This is a must listen. Dj Grandpa's Crib is a podcast that interviews people like us doing kickstarter campaigns. We did an interview with him and his daughter, Grace. Go to this website and advance to... (Read More)

Why Community Bees on Bikes? Why honey bee education?

March 25th - via: kickstarter.com
Holy cow…. So close! $32,702!!! And over 700 people funded! Sweet bee supporters! Kristy and I have been talking about, working on, collaborating around this campaign for months and months now, and holy cow… it’s 6 days from being over!You have... (Read More)

The Beez Kneez Honey House is an ACTUAL LOCATION!

March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
While the bees have been shivering this winter, clustered in a ball around the queen, eating honey, we’ve been busy too. (As have you all! Thank you, thank you for all your support!!) We’ve been finalizing leases, getting a building rezoned,... (Read More)

Sneaky beezy peak at the SECRET SURPRISE #2!

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Happy spring everyone. We are really close to $30,000 which means we are even closer to our secret surprise. Our latest video is the behind curtain. Clap your hands, pledge your support and bring us to center stage. Here is another sneaky beezy peak... (Read More)

Honey entrepreneurs creating a buzz with Kickstarter campaign

March 8th - via: twincities.com
A couple of Twin Cities entrepreneurs are creating quite a buzz on Kickstarter. The Beez Kneez, a Minneapolis-based business that delivers honey by bicycle, is seeking $35,000 on the crowd-funding website to expand its honey production and educational outreach. (Read More)

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