Bring Our Production Back To The Farm

A project in Coeur D'Alene, ID by Athol Orchards Antique Apple Farm

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Help us complete the build of our farm's Cider Mill & Bakery so we can share and preserve the history and flavor of our antique apples.
Backers: 184
Average Pledge Per Backer: $175

Funded: $32,120 of $30,000
Dates: Mar 5th -> Apr 11th (37 days)
Project By: Athol Orchards Antique Apple Farm
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Latest News


April 10th - via:
We are now in our final stretch and are down to 21 hours! I can't believe how this campaign turned around! We were losing hope by the day until we got that AMAZING  large pledge that turned everything around. To all of you, we are forever grateful... (Read More)


April 6th - via:
With all of your help, pledges, sharing, talking, we pulled off a miracle!! As these days continued on with a slow and painful momentum, we really started doubting whether this was going to materialize. The last 24 hours was simply SHOCKING!! We got... (Read More)


April 5th - via:
We've been contacted by yet another amazing supporter, Up North Distillery out of Post Falls is offering to produce a WHISKEY BARREL AGED APPLE CIDER SYRUP AND TASTING EVENT FOR US!! Limited to only 20 backers!! Check it out now! It's not an... (Read More)


April 5th - via:
My amazing friend Kara, who happens to also be a native bee expert has offered up an extraordinary reward for backers! It's a complete Native Mason Bee Bundle PLUS TRAINING ANDDD a Cocoon Harvest Party in the Fall!!!  Check out this new limited... (Read More)


April 5th - via:
Not sure if all of you amazing people have seen the recent activity, but we were just gifted an AMAZING PLEDGE!! This puts us at 77% FUNDED!! We have 5 days to go as of tomorrow morning. This has given us renewed hope that despite the craziness in... (Read More)


March 30th - via:
We have graciously been granted an extension from Kickstarter to see this campaign to a successful end! Today would have marked 4 days left of raising the bar but now we are blessed to have 11 more days! Please help us make it worth while and take... (Read More)


March 29th - via:
Over the past 48 hours, you, our friends, customers, followers both old and new have really stepped up to the plate!  As of today, we have only 5 days left. I received an email from Kickstarter this morning that they are offering extensions to... (Read More)


March 28th - via:
I can't believe what has happened in the past 24 hours! People are stepping up and backing the project at a much higher rate! I believe the fact that we have only 6 days left is really driving home the realization that we just don't have much time... (Read More)


March 27th - via:
CHECK OUT the latest reward we just posted to the campaign! It's the $60.00 Reward! Super limited, and involves a collaboration with another AMAZING LOCAL BUSINESS!! Hint. If you ever wished you could bathe in that Apple Cider Syrup.....   (Read More)

What A Strange Time We Are Living IN?!

March 26th - via:
So we were all just put on the stay at home order yesterday in Idaho....I honestly feel so blessed that we live in a quiet rural area that allows this to be much easier on us. It's just part of life to be at home and not in town. Going into town is a... (Read More)

9 days left!!

March 25th - via:
I can't believe this campaign only has 9 days left? It's amazing that we've earned 78 backers since this started. For your pledges and support, we thank you so very sincerely. I'm not sure what will happen in these 9 final days, with the Corona Virus... (Read More)

Corona Virus

March 23rd - via:
I think it is pretty safe to say at this point that by the end of our campaign the Corona Virus crisis will have taken an extremely heavy toll on our ability to reach our goal. My family and I are tremendously frustrated about the timing of our... (Read More)

30% Funded!!!

March 19th - via:
It has taken us 2 weeks to get there but we are now 30% funded! 15 days to go! Please don't let the Corona Virus get you down! We are looking to the future and hope that all of our friends and faithful followers will do the same! We've got a Cider... (Read More)

What A Surprising Day!

March 18th - via:
WOW! We've been watching our campaign progress climb little by little and then today, an over $2,000.00 pledge was donated with NO REWARD! All of you, every single one of you who've so generously donated to our cause, I'm daily in awe and so humbled... (Read More)

How Exciting!

March 14th - via:
I am so excited to report that we've surpassed the 5K mark and now have 50 faithful, amazing, supportive backers! Thank you all so much for joining our journey. You're family now, regardless of how this thing turns out. Loyalty is everything to me.... (Read More)

Slowly But Surely!

March 11th - via:
I'm sitting here at my dinner table, looking out the window at the brief sunlight as the elk travel up the hill beyond my neighbors barn. I wanted to come on here and post that we are slowly but surely making progress and for that we thank you ever... (Read More)

Plugging Right Along!

March 10th - via:
All your efforts are making a difference! My family wishes to deeply thank all of you who've chosen to become a forever part of our story by backing this project to get us one step closer to our on-farm production. There aren't many business... (Read More)

Happy Saturday!

March 7th - via:
8% funded!! Keep the campaign moving my friends!!! Thank you so much for supporting our dream!    (Read More)

Custers Show Weekend!

March 6th - via:
The Campaign is moving right along and we are so very appreciative of the first 18 backers that gave pledged towards our project. Thank you so much! If you missed it, head over to the  facebook page to watch the amazing feature KXLY aired last... (Read More)

Incredible Start!

March 5th - via:
Thank you everyone for checking out the campaign! Let's share this thing as far and wide as we can! Help us finally finish raising  this Cider Mill & Bakery!!  (Read More)

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