Boom Queens: Issue #02

SKIP: A book connecting industrious people with land owners

A project in Missoula, MT by paul wheaton
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A framework to connect industrious people with elderly land owners. Skip the rat race, skip the college debt and skip the mortgage.
Backers: 2574
Average Pledge Per Backer: $58

Funded: $148,808 of $8,860
Dates: Apr 1st -> May 2nd (31 days)
Project By: paul wheaton
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Latest News

$145k! Only minutes left!

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Sorry that we keep sending out these updates but the news just keeps getting better! We just hit our 27th stretch goal, that’s crazy!  Now everyone at the $65 level gets all of Paul’s hundreds of podcasts in convenient zip files. The next... (Read More)

We're sprinting to the finish!

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
We just passed $140k and are 5 hours away from the end.  And now the likeness of 5 backers will be worked into flip books in the margins of the SKIP book!  And that also means 5 more people get their likenesses worked into the illustrations in the... (Read More)

We’re sprinting towards the finish!

May 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
We just passed $140k and are 5 hours away from the end.  And now the likeness of 5 backers will be worked into flip books in the margins of the SKIP book!  And that also means 5 more people get their likenesses worked into the illustrations in the... (Read More)

$135K and another stretch goal!

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We’ve achieved 25 stretch goals and we have just 17 hours to go.  Please consider bumping up your backer level to $65 to get the following stretch goals added to your rewards. Kickstarter link $15K: The full movie “Desert or Paradise” with... (Read More)

We hit $130K and 24 stretch goals!

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Kickstarter link We have broken past $130,000 and cleared 24 stretch goals!   Everybody at the $65 level and up gets the original massive pile of goodies - PLUS: Sepp Holzer's movie "Desert or Paradise" ($10 value) David Pagan Butler's movie "Make... (Read More)

Your likeness in a flip book; Voices of Transition

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We've done it!  We have two more stretch goals in the hopper, ready to go.   The next one will be Green Planet Films “Voices of Transition” We've officially outpaced our capacity to generate pretty graphics so the rest of the stretch goals may... (Read More)

We have hit $125K!

May 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Things are really cooking now!  We just passed $125k and are hours away from the end.   Kickstarter link The next stretch goal is Larisa Walk and Bob Dahse's ebook "Feeding Ourselves".  A thorough guide to growing and preserving food sustainably.... (Read More)

We just hit $120K and 22 stretch goals!

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Mike here bringing you more good news.  The kickstarter is sprinting towards the finish line and we’ve knocked out a few more stretch goals.  Since the last update we’ve unlocked Kate Downham’s ebook “A Year in an Off Grid Kitchen” and 6... (Read More)

$120,000 and climbing

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
We’ve achieved 22 stretch goals and we have just 45 hours to go.  Please consider bumping up your backer level to $65 to get the following stretch goals added to your rewards. Kickstarter link Here are the currently unlocked stretch goals: $15K:... (Read More)

$115k reached!

April 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Kickstarter Holy cow, we have broken past $115,000 and cleared 21 stretch goals!   Everybody at the $65 level and up gets the original massive pile of goodies - PLUS: Sepp Holzer's movie "Desert or Paradise" ($10 value) David Pagan Butler's movie... (Read More)

Ooops

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
I messed up and sent this to EVERYBODY instead of just the $25 level people.  I'm sorry!!!!!!!! . . Here's the original message: There are a few of you that are paying more than twenty five dollars for the $25 level.  If this is you, this would be... (Read More)

You are at the $15 backer level

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
There are a few of you that are paying more than fifteen dollars for the $15 level.  If this is you, this would be a good time to fiddle with your backer level. If you were expecting stretch goals, this would be a good time to fiddle with your... (Read More)

You are a $10 backer

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
There are a few of you that are paying more than ten dollars for the $10 level.  If this is you, this would be a good time to fiddle with your backer level. If you were expecting a physical book or stretch goals, this would be a good time to fiddle... (Read More)

You are a $5 backer

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
There are a few of you that are paying more than five dollars for the $5 level.  If this is you, this would be a good time to fiddle with your backer level. If you were expecting a book or stretch goals, this would be a good time to fiddle with your... (Read More)

You are a $1 backer

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
This message is going to all the people who selected the $1 backer level.  Thank you so much for your belief in us!!! There are a few of you that are paying more than a dollar for the $1 level.  If this is you, this would be a good time to fiddle... (Read More)

Did you want any rewards?

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
This message is going to all the people who DIDN'T select a reward and are just contributing money towards our project.  Thank you so much for your belief in us!!! If you were expecting a book or stretch goals, this would be a very good time to go... (Read More)

$110k and 20 stretch goals reached!

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
 Click here to go to the kickstarter  Click here to jump over to the kickstarter Join us with your questions and to celebrate over on the Party Bus ps. if you’re getting this update and you think you’re already at the $65 level, you are not!... (Read More)

$110K and 20 stretch goals achieved!

April 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Yay, we hit $110K and unlocked Justin Rhodes’ movie “Permaculture Chickens”!  Next up is Kate Downham’s ebook “A Year in an Off-grid Kitchen”. We feel bad about sending you all these updates so we’ll try to limit it to no more than... (Read More)

We hit $105k! 3 days left!

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We just hit $105k and claimed our 19th stretch goal!  Everyone at the $65 level now gets Erica Wisner’s Greenhouse 8” RMH plans.  The next stretch goal is Justin Rhodes’ movie “Permaculture Chickens”!  It's a 2.5 hour feature film... (Read More)

We hit $105k! 3 days left!

April 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We just hit $105k and claimed our 19th stretch goal!  Everyone at the $65 level now gets Erica Wisner’s Greenhouse 8” RMH plans.  The next stretch goal is Justin Rhodes’ movie “Permaculture Chickens”!  It's a 2.5 hour feature film... (Read More)

We hit $100K!! These are the cheapest event tickets in town

April 25th - via: kickstarter.com
We just hit $100,000 smackaroos!  Thank you so much for your support!  This is amazing! You all now get the eBook by Lynn Gillespie called “High Performance Gardening”.  The next stretch goal is plans to build a Greenhouse Rocket Mass Heater... (Read More)

We hit $100K!! These are the cheapest event tickets in town

April 25th - via: kickstarter.com
We just hit $100,000 smackaroos!  Thank you so much for your support!  This is amazing! People at the $65 and up levels just got the eBook by Lynn Gillespie called “High Performance Gardening”, bringing the total number of stretch goals reached... (Read More)

What a great Earth Day!

April 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
We just hit 95K and now 20 backers get their likenesses incorporated in the book by our animators!  The $100,000 Stretch Goal for folks at the $65 level is Lynn Gillespie’s “High Performance Gardening” eBook.  This is a guide to growing... (Read More)

What a great Earth Day

April 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
What a great Earth Day, we just achieved the $95K stretch goal so 20 people get their likenesses incorporated in the book by our wonderful illustrators - Bernal Brothers Studio. For those who missed it today, we recorded a podcast on “How to get... (Read More)

permaculture apples in safeway - zoom call starting now!

April 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81611457763?pwd=K1NTNHA0elMvOFczQ09ieGJrQ1Y4dz09  (Read More)

Earth Day gift

April 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Nicole made this spiffy image of all the stretch goals: Here’s our Earth Day gift to you.  Please pick one and feel free to pass all of these along to your friends! Justin Rhodes tour of Wheaton Labs basecamp https://permies.com/goodies/93/fjkk... (Read More)

Earth Day gift

April 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Here’s our Earth Day gift to you.  Please pick one and feel free to pass all of these along to your friends! Justin Rhodes tour of Wheaton Labs basecamp https://permies.com/goodies/93/fjkk Willie Smits: Village Based Permaculture Approaches in... (Read More)

We hit $90,000! More candy! More candy!

April 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We’ve achieved 16 stretch goals so the people backing at the $65 level get a ton of stuff!  You can adjust your backer level very easily to get:  6 SKIP books,5 Documentaries, 6 movies, 1 audiobook, 5 ebooks, 107 presentations by permaculture... (Read More)

We hit our 16th stretch goal! $90K

April 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for all of your support!  We just achieved the “6 tickets to the 2021 Rocket Mass Heater Jamboree” stretch goal.  The next one up is that 20 backers will get their likeness worked into the illustrations in the book. Please pass along... (Read More)

We hit $85K! Podcast gift for you

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you for backing our project!  We just achieved our 15th stretch goal!  It is the World Domination Gardening 3 movie set!  The next one is 6 tickets to the Rocket Mass Heater Jamboree at Wheaton Labs: Paul and I are so grateful for the... (Read More)

Help the kickstarter pick up momentum; Apple podcast

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We just hit $85k and unlocked our 15th stretch goal!  It is the World Domination Gardening 3 movie set!  Much like every other stretch goal, these are for people at the $65 level and higher.  If you’re getting this message, you’re not at that... (Read More)

Thanks. And a bonus gift for you

April 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks for backing my kickstarter.   It means a lot to me.   I announced something yesterday on the dailyish email at permies and I want to make sure you get this piece of candy.  A complimentary copy of my book "Building a Better World in Your... (Read More)

14 stretch goals harvested!

April 14th - via: kickstarter.com
You are getting this update because you backed the kickstarter at $65 or more.  Thank You! You have more goodies because we hit another stretch goal (Best of Mother Earth News 2018 - 196 pages).  Just sit back and have a nice day.  We'll see if we... (Read More)

14 stretch goals harvested!

April 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We hit $80,000!  This unlocks another stretch goal!  For everybody backing the kickstarter at $65 and up, you get (in addition to all the regular stuff): Sepp Holzer's movie "Desert or Paradise" ($10 value) David Pagan Butler's movie "Make a... (Read More)

We made $75K!

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
A huge Thank You to all you wonderful people at the $65 level and up!  If you just joined the ranks, you probably helped push us over the $75k line.  Now everyone at the $65 level and up gets "Roots Demystified" by Robert Kourik! The next Stretch... (Read More)

We're almost up to $75K!

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
We're did really well this weekend, mostly due to people raising their backer level.  We're now inches away from another stretch goal.  This is amazing! Paul and I are scrambling to get more awesome goodies lined up.  Luckily the success of the... (Read More)

We hit $70,000!!!!

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you to everyone who helped us get so far so fast!  Everyone at the $65 and up level now gets All 55 issues of Living Woods magazine.  Woo Hoo! The next stretch goal is "Roots Demystified" by Robert Kourik: And please join us on the... (Read More)

We hit $70,000!!!

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Paul and I thought we could take a moment to tell you a little bit more about each of the 12 stretch goals.  These are all for the $65 level and up.  To "skip" over to Kickstarter to fiddle with your backer level,  Click Here  The Mighty, The... (Read More)

bodgers ball and living woods

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
I guess I am writing this mostly because of how this thing is soul-feeding to me. I'm still a bit amazed that we are allowed to have this as a stretch-goal-thingy.  All 55 issues of Living Woods Magazine.  Each issue is a dream.  I hope that... (Read More)

We just passed another milestone and a Free Shipping option

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
It's a good thing I didn't go to bed!  We just blew past $65,000 and now all the backers at the $65 level or higher will get: Sepp Holzer's "Desert or Paradise" movie David Pagan Butler's "Make a Natural Swimming Pool" movie Ben Peterson's "Wood... (Read More)

We just hit $60,000!

April 7th - via: kickstarter.com
We hit $60K and about 80% of that is thanks to the people who raised their backer level!  Thank you! This now means that everybody backing the kickstarter at the $65 level or higher gets all the regular stuff for that level, plus: - Sepp Holzer's... (Read More)

Stuck

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
I think this is the end!  What a good run. At this point, the way to move forward is 90% about people raising their backer level.   Maybe folks need to know more about the stretch goals that have already been reached than about the next stretch... (Read More)

Sepp Holzer Spring Terrace Jamboree

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
You could get a ticket to the 2021 Permaculture Technology Jamboree for $65.  Maybe.  Sorta.  Kinda.  Not really, but maybe. Here’s the story … The kickstarter hit $55,000!  Yaaaaaaaayyyy!  All those people backing at $65 or more get so... (Read More)

We hit $50,000!

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
I'd like to humbly offer a humongous Thank You to Everyone who has helped us get this far this fast! You may have noticed that the  $65 Reward Level is getting to be pretty sweet.  If you want to change your reward level, Click Here.  Here's what... (Read More)

$45K, 1225 Backers and we reached another Stretch Goal!

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
We did it!  Everyone at the $65 backer level and up gets Tony Wrench's "A Simple Roundhouse Manual" eBook!   So guess what...  We just added another stretch goal!  Leigh Tate's "5 acres and a Dream the Book" eBook!  To increase your backer level... (Read More)

We hit $40,000!

April 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
This means six extra BIG things for all of the $65 and up backers: Sepp Holzer's "Desert or Paradise" movie David Pagan Butler's "Make a Natural Swimming Pool" movie Ben Peterson's "Wood Gasifier Builder's Bible" eBook Mike Oehler's "$50 and Up... (Read More)

We've crushed another stretch goal and reached 1,000 backers!

April 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
That makes five stretch goals we have zipped through! So everybody at $65 (or higher) level gets ALL the normal stuff, plus all the earlybird stuff, plus  - Sepp Holzer's "Desert or Paradise" movie  - David Pagan Butler's "Make a Natural Swimming... (Read More)

Another stretch goal reached!

April 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you Thank you Thank  you!  We just achieved another stretch goal!  Now everyone at $65 or higher gets Mike Oehler's "$50 and Up Underground House" eBook. The next Stretch Goal is 6 tickets to this summer's 2 week SKIP event at Wheaton Labs... (Read More)

Our best first day ever!

April 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
I just woke up to see that we had such a busy night that we have already plowed through another stretch goal!  It's official, this is our best ever first day! My stomach went from pukey-nervous because we might not get funded to pukey-nervous... (Read More)

$20K stretch goal achieved!

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Wow...  WOW...    Wow!   Thanks to all of your amazing support we've achieved 2 stretch goals before the campaign is 7 hours old.  Um, let's bring out another one! Our $25K stretch goal is the Wood Gasifier Builder's Bible by Ben Peterson... (Read More)

We hit our first stretch goal!

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you all so much!  We all "unlocked" the $15K stretch goal and I just posted the $20,000 one.   This goal is David Pagan Butler's movie on Making a Natural Swimming Pool.  Summer is coming, time for a healthy swimming pool! Feel free to join... (Read More)

Fully Funded in under two hours!!!

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
We're Fully Funded!!!  Thank you all so much!  This is amazing!  We arranged a stretch goal and with your help we can make it.  It's for the $65 level and up to entice more people to help us reach this new goal. This is the full movie by the... (Read More)

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