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By Peggy Jean's Pies
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About

It is time to take Peggy Jean's Pies on the road and achieve #WorldPieDomination!  Our brick-and-mortar retail pie shop in Columbia, Missouri is baking at full capacity, so we can't help but wonder...what if we build a mobile PJP...a PJP V. 2.5??  Together, let's travel around and deliver the message that pie is home...no matter where you are.

From our fully stocked and completely operational pie truck, we envision #WorldPieDomination at an endless variety of mobile pie opportunities.  That's right...we said MOBILE PIE OPPORTUNITIES (let's call it MPOs for short).

We are routinely invited to participate in a number of outdoor festivals and events each year, but we politely decline because the process of loading up pies, tables, a tent, decor, hand washing coolers, and a cash box is an exhausting prospect.  (And the thought of putting it all away when it is over?  Gulp.)  We are also regularly asked about late night pie purchasing opportunities when our storefront is closed.  And we politely decline those because our storefront doesn't offer seating for late night pie and coffee dates.  And finally, people from all over the United States who follow our social media and popular blog posts ask us if we've ever considered a second store in a different town.  And we politely decline because that sounds expensive.  And overwhelming.

But here is the thing...a pie truck is pretty darn manageable, in our humble pie baking opinions.  We can bake pies (especially our popular three inch tart sized pies) in our current storefront and load up the #WPD truck and conquer the pie-loving world.  Close your eyes and imagine the possibilities...festivals galore, private parties, food truck celebrations, and so much more.  And just because we set big goals, let's all think for a moment about that #WPD truck venturing through Missouri towns to meet up with our fans and to make new friends.  We will even activate that truck at Thanksgiving, parking it in a remote location for holiday pie pickup for our friends far away from Columbia.

In short, we have a million ideas because we are legitimate idea people.  And in reality, we've found the perfect truck.  PERFECT TRUCK.

This perfect truck is a 2005 Chevy Express 3500 Cutaway van.  Because it has been previously used as a pie truck, it is completely ready to go once we add our logo (and buy some insurance because you know...state law).  While will need to rebrand the truck with the PJP logo, but we anticipate no other modifications.  If we told you how cute this truck was and just how clean and well-suited it is for spreading #worldpiedomination, you just wouldn't even believe it.  IT IS AMAZING.  Consider it PJP V. 2.5.  And plan to see it in a parking spot near you soon.

Risks and challenges

Well, every big idea comes with all the risks and challenges...but big rewards as well, right? Clearly, developing an aggressive schedule to fully utilize the pie truck will be a challenge to us because it is a new skill. But in growing our business over 78% in the last three years, our record for attacking new challenges is impressive. We will need to figure out where we want to take the truck, what local regulations govern food trucks in communities outside of our own, and how to manage our baking and staffing schedules to make sure the truck is in operation with product and trained members of Team PJP. Daunting? Sure. Possible? Absolutely.

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    For each $10-$24 pledge, you will receive a sincere handwritten thank you note from Peggy Jean's and in that envelope will also be a voucher inviting you to join the PJP VIP club. That membership entitles you to 10% each purchase at PJP for-evah. Sweet.

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    For each $25-$49 pledge, you will receive a sincere handwritten thank you note from Peggy Jeans and a shipment of our six of our famous three-inch pie tarts. They are so cute, we can't even tell you how much you'll want to find them in a box on your front door step.

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    For each $50-99 pledge, you will receive a sincere handwritten thank you note from Peggy Jean's and a voucher for a dozen free three-inch tarts. That voucher can be redeemed at any time, except during Thanksgiving because that would be crazy. Not local to Columbia? We got you...shipping is available.

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    For each $100-$249 pledge, you will receive a sincere handwritten thank you note from Peggy Jean's and a shipment of our famous Jelly Jar pies. A six-pack of pies just for you, for making our traveling pie dreams come true.

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    For each $250-$499 pledge, you will receive a sincere handwritten thank you note from Peggy Jean's Pies and the opportunity to invite your closest friends for a legendary PJP baking party. Known for being a tremendous amount of fun, we will wow your friends with the best night out in Columbia. We can accommodate up to 18 guests per event, so start thinking of your guest list right now.

    Don't live close enough to #WPD headquarters to attend a baking party? We'll ship you TWO six packs of our Jelly Jar pies. Invite 11 friends over, buy four bottles of wine, and have your own pie tasting party. Heck, even the tiny forks are included.

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    For each $500-$999 pledge, you will receive a sincere handwritten thank you note from Peggy Jean"s Pies and invite you right into the PJP Inner Circle. What in that club, you ask? SERIOUS VIP PERKS, like allowing you to pre-order for holidays, 3/14 Pi(e) Day, and Slice and Serve Saturdays. It's basically the crown jewel of PJP patronage. We will also ship a six pack of Jelly Jar pies right to your front door so you can eat while you think about your Inner Circle status.

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    For each $1,000 or more pledge, you will receive a sincere handwritten thank you note from Peggy Jean's Pies and WE WILL LOVE YOU FOREVER. In return for your generosity and commitment to the #WPD movement, we will bring the pie truck to your next event, fully stocked and ready to go...supplying your party with all the delicious pies you could want at no cost to you. We will also throw in the stuff dreams are made of...Thanksgiving pies FOR LIFE. Dang.

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