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Clay Bunch
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

97,034!
Come on 100k
Nicole Alderman
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

$ 97,024!!
2,133 backers
674% funded
28 minutes to go!
Clay Bunch
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

97,024!
Nicole Alderman
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!! Only 35 minutes to go! Will we make it to 100,000???!?!?

$ 96,840!!
Greg Martin
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

One quick clarifier....Chinese artichokes are not Jerusalem artichokes...i.e., not sunchokes.  Chinese artichokes are a low growing (about 12-18" high) ground cover that makes loads of little tubers, while sunchokes are tall clumpers that make larger tubers.  To make the common name fun even stickier....there are Chinese Jerusalem artichokes (oh my!)  I'm offering the Chinese artichoke here....the so called crosnes (pronounced crones).  If anyone is heart set on sunchokes let me know and I may be able to do that instead, but I'll need to do mainly crosnes as that's the one I have many, many more of!  Thank you all for being such great supporters of this kickstarter.  Just a little over $3k to go to reach the important next stretch goal...and only a half hour left!!
Nicole Alderman
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

I think PMing Greg is a good idea! That way he doesn't have to publically post his email address (I did that once on here with a spare email, and I'm still getting spam--eek!)

Here's a link to Send a PM to Greg!

And, we're now at:

$ 96,420!!!

And here's handy-dandy image-link to the kickstarter

Click to go to kickstarter!
Clay Bunch
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

Greg Martin wrote:OFFER: Pledge or boost your pledge by $10 or more in this last 41/2 hours that we have left and then send me an email if you'd like a dozen Chinese artichoke, Stachys affinis, aka crosne tubers sent to you in the fall!  They have formed about a 200 square foot perennial ground cover under the bright shady area under my Chinese chestnut tree that kicks out pinkie sized tubers of great quality.....they make lovely French fries!  They are spreading out past that planting bed and into my paths so I really need to dig a bunch of them up!  (Very sorry, but I can only do this for mailing addresses within the United States)

Crosnes article from Mother Earth News.



Hey Greg I raised my pledge by 15 dollars and sent you a Purple Moosage! Thank you for supporting this in such a cool way!
Nicole Alderman
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

$95,630!!!
Only 59 minutes left!

I had to update the image, because there's less than an hour left!
Zoie Yell
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

Greg Martin wrote:OFFER: Pledge or boost your pledge by $10 or more in this last 41/2 hours that we have left and then send me an email if you'd like a dozen Chinese artichoke, Stachys affinis, aka crosne tubers sent to you in the fall!  They have formed about a 200 square foot perennial ground cover under the bright shady area under my Chinese chestnut tree that kicks out pinkie sized tubers of great quality.....they make lovely French fries!  They are spreading out past that planting bed and into my paths so I really need to dig a bunch of them up!  (Very sorry, but I can only do this for mailing addresses within the United States)

Crosnes article from Mother Earth News.



What is your email so we can get some sweet sweet planties?
Nicole Alderman
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

Today in homeschooling, my children are learning about the decimal place and counting into the thousands, watching all these kickstarter numbers go up!!

Yesterday my son wanted to hit a rock with a hammer, so I counted each thwack. He hit it 2,400 times!



He kept going after the video and made it to 2,400. He's pretty happy that his number of hits is more than the amount of people who pledged in the kickstarter. Though, with 2,127 backers and still counting, he might not win after all!
Nicole Alderman
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

$ 95,065
78 minutes to go!
nathan toombs
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

Just upped from $100 to $200 and it sent the amount over $95k!!!
paul wheaton
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (June 2020)




$95,015!



Nicole Alderman
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

$94,795!!
86 minutes to go!

CLICK ME to up your pledge and get tasty Chinese Artichokes!


paul wheaton wrote:To raise your backer level

  - click here to go to the kickstarter
  - click "manage your pledge"
  - click "change your pledge"
  - scroll down to select your new backer level
  - click on "continue" and then "confirm"



Christy Garner
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

Yay!  I just increased my pledge.  Greg, what is your email address?  I'm excited to grow some Chinese artichokes.  Thanks for your generosity.
polly jayne smyth
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

oh blimey - I'm in for artychokes, please.  Just raised it $15 because I am so excited for you all!!!
Joshua Rimmer
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

Just upped mine to $111, looking forward to the movie!
Nicole Alderman
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

$94,605
100 minutes to go!
paul wheaton
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

Greg, when the time comes, I could capture the "adjustment" log for the proper time period and send you a copy.  It shows the kickstarter display names of people, but no other info - so I feel like it is pretty secure for the backers, and still gives you enough info to do what you are offering.
Clay Bunch
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

Upped mine $15  to 25 level! ready for sunchokes and a greenhouse movie date night!
Alicia Foxe
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

Greg Martin wrote:OFFER: Pledge or boost your pledge by $10 or more in this last 41/2 hours that we have left and then send me an email if you'd like a dozen Chinese artichoke, Stachys affinis, aka crosne tubers sent to you in the fall!  They have formed about a 200 square foot perennial ground cover under the bright shady area under my Chinese chestnut tree that kicks out pinkie sized tubers of great quality.....they make lovely French fries!  They are spreading out past that planting bed and into my paths so I really need to dig a bunch of them up!  (Very sorry, but I can only do this for mailing addresses within the United States)

Crosnes article from Mother Earth News.



Times are tough but I just upped my pledge from $1 to $11 thanks to this! Let us know where to send an address please! (edit: $11*...I can't count.)
Nicole Alderman
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

$94,253!! $94,348!!
112 minutes to go!
Every time I click back, the number is higher! I can't keep up!

CLICK ME to up your pledge and get tasty Chinese Artichokes!


paul wheaton wrote:To raise your backer level

  - click here to go to the kickstarter
  - click "manage your pledge"
  - click "change your pledge"
  - scroll down to select your new backer level
  - click on "continue" and then "confirm"



Nicole Alderman
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

$ 94,139!!
117 minutes to go! We're down to the minutes now!!!

paul wheaton wrote:To raise your backer level

  - click here to go to the kickstarter
  - click "manage your pledge"
  - click "change your pledge"
  - scroll down to select your new backer level
  - click on "continue" and then "confirm"

paul wheaton
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

To raise your backer level

  - click here to go to the kickstarter
  - click "manage your pledge"
  - click "change your pledge"
  - scroll down to select your new backer level
  - click on "continue" and then "confirm"



Nicole Alderman
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

$94,089!!!  $94,104!!! The number is rising so fast I can't keep up!

CLICK ME to up your pledge and get tasty Chinese Artichokes!
paul wheaton
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (June 2020)




$94,104!



Nicole Alderman
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

$93,919!!!

Nicole Alderman
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

I found the video on how to up your pledge!

2 HOURS LEFT TO GO! Yikes!!!

paul wheaton
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (June 2020)




$93,084!



paul wheaton
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

Brian Karlsen wrote:if we get tickets do they have to be used for the 2021 events or could they be used for say 2022 with the current state of the world im not sure ill be able to make it state side next year



These are tickets for the 2021 event.  If something happens and we need to cancel the event, then, we will probably allow them to be transferred.  
Nicole Alderman
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

Greg Martin wrote:OFFER: Pledge or boost your pledge by $10 or more in this last 41/2 hours that we have left and then send me an email if you'd like a dozen Chinese artichoke, Stachys affinis, aka crosne tubers sent to you in the fall!  They have formed about a 200 square foot perennial ground cover under the bright shady area under my Chinese chestnut tree that kicks out pinkie sized tubers of great quality.....they make lovely French fries!  They are spreading out past that planting bed and into my paths so I really need to dig a bunch of them up!  (Very sorry, but I can only do this for mailing addresses within the United States)

Crosnes article from Mother Earth News.



Well, DUDE, I've been wanting to grow those! I'm off to go up my pledge!
Brian Karlsen
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

if we get tickets do they have to be used for the 2021 events or could they be used for say 2022 with the current state of the world im not sure ill be able to make it state side next year
Greg Martin
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

OFFER: Pledge or boost your pledge by $10 or more in this last 41/2 hours that we have left and then send me an email if you'd like a dozen Chinese artichoke, Stachys affinis, aka crosne tubers sent to you in the fall!  They have formed about a 200 square foot perennial ground cover under the bright shady area under my Chinese chestnut tree that kicks out pinkie sized tubers of great quality.....they make lovely French fries!  They are spreading out past that planting bed and into my paths so I really need to dig a bunch of them up!  (Very sorry, but I can only do this for mailing addresses within the United States)

Crosnes article from Mother Earth News.
paul wheaton
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (June 2020)




$92,020!



paul wheaton
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

All of the stretch goals we have reached so far:

  - "The Earth Sheltered Solar Greenhouse Book" by Mike Oehler
  - The movie "Living the Change" by Happen Films
  - "Compost Everything" by David The Good
  - Rocket Oven Plans by Davin Hoyt
  - "The High Art and Subtle Science of Scrounging" by James Juczak
  - Sepp Holzer's 3-in-1 Permaculture Documentaries
       o Farming with Nature
       o Terraces and Raised Beds
       o Aquaculture: the Synergy of Land and Water
  - Six Tickets to the 2021 Permaculture Design Course at Wheaton Labs
  - "Backyard Dairy Goats" by Kate Downham
  - Six Tickets to the 2021 SKIP Event at Wheaton Labs
paul wheaton
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

oh man oh man oh man oh man oh man ....

it could happen ...   we could get a well ...

paul wheaton
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

paul wheaton
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (July 2020)

To go to the kickstarter


        click here






paul wheaton
Post     Subject: The Truly Passive Greenhouse movie Kickstarter (June 2020)




$91,155!