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Please help me build a health department-approved kitchen for on-farm cooking/cheesemaking workshops and other events!
Please help me build a health department-approved kitchen for on-farm cooking/cheesemaking workshops and other events!
407 backers pledged $17,016 to help bring this project to life.

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      Joy T. (deleted) on March 4, 2012

      I made two donations and have only billed for the first one.

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      Elaine Harrison on March 3, 2012

      Wow! It happened; it really happened. I am so happy for you and really thrilled to part of it.

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      daffodil on March 3, 2012

      Congratulations! Looking forward to the transformation of the studio. Wish I lived close enough to come visit. Please post lots of pictures!

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      DeborahK on March 3, 2012

      PHEW! I was positive all would be well, but still watched the last few minutes like a hawk!

    5. Deborah Mahon on March 3, 2012

      Congrats! Would love to come to the farm...and bring you a cookbook. You and I seem to have a lot in common; I'm a farm girl and I too have a Kickstarter project "The Gourmet Farm Girl Cookbook"
      Here's to your success and hopefully mine in the near future!

      "The Gourmet Farm Girl"

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      grammieearth on March 3, 2012

      Kraizy happy for you Suzanne! Can hardly wait to watch the transformation. Vicarious living at its best! So wish I could manage a trip for the Party on the Farm...not to mention the classes! So happy to have been able to support such a great project.

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      Linda in New Mexico on March 3, 2012

      Suzanne: I am so thrilled for you. The money I pledged was a kindness done to me paid forward to you. I hope you realize what an inspiration you are. How special it is to feel like I am a part of your blogging life. I swear if I ever get to WV from NM I will come by to see the wonder that is your farm. Hug Pokey for me.....don't tell the others but she and Coco are my favs.
      Much love and halledamlujah girlfriend. Oma Linda

    8. Jane Llewellyn on March 3, 2012

      Congratulations! This is a great project.. I can't wait to see the studio transformation!!

    9. Wendy Olivas on March 3, 2012

      Congratulations! No one deserves it more than you!

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      Karen Barnett on March 3, 2012

      BIG congratulations! Now the fun begins.

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      Lori on March 3, 2012

      Yay!!!! This countdown was more exciting than watching a shuttle launch! Heartfelt congratulations!!

    12. cheryl cade on March 3, 2012

      Congratulations, Suzanne, you did it!

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      Cindy Pierce on March 3, 2012

      Yay!!! It's going to happen! I cannot wait to visit the Studio!!!

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      DeborahK on March 2, 2012

      I'm so hoping that you get just a few more contributions to take it up to an even number over the top! Just near $300 more and you'll be at a nice even number! I wish I could do it myself,but I'm tapped. Maybe a few others will be able to make it a round number over. I'm so proud of you and hope things will come out to a nice round number! Yahooo!

    15. Carrie Stenvik Johnston on February 23, 2012

      What color of apron should I make my husband wear when we come out to the studio? Something to match his eyes? They are blue.

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      Kim Harris on February 23, 2012

      So glad you made it! I've never met you but I enjoy your blog and think your idea is awesome. Good luck!

    17. Missy Mullins on February 23, 2012

      I can't wait to watch the progress...I've said this before but it is true...You bring a smile to my face on days I don't feel like smiling...THANK YOU AND CONGRATULATIONS!!! (MissyinWV)

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      Melissa Marsh on February 23, 2012

      YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (this deserves lots of exclamation points!) So very happy for you!

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      Christie Cullen on February 23, 2012

      Yea!! Congratulations, Suzanne.

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      Martha Barnick on February 22, 2012

      I know you will be a success Suzanne...then we can say we knew you back when.
      Congratulations to you.

    21. E.M. Havens on February 22, 2012

      Yeah!!!! I knew Wednesday was the refund dispersments...Yeah!!!!

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      MJ Krech on February 22, 2012

      Oh Happy Day, Suzanne! Dancing on the Ceiling for you!!!

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      MJ Peters on February 22, 2012

      Hooray for Suzanne! Hooray for the Studio! Hooray for Sassafras Farm!

    24. Laney on February 22, 2012

      You got it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      wvsuzanne (deleted) Creator on February 22, 2012

      Thank you a million times over!!!!!!

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      Donna Patrick on February 22, 2012

      Alright Sassafras Farm is on it's way.....Best of luck with the new studio, Suzanne.

    27. Lea Bergman on February 22, 2012

      Suzanne, you made it!! It doesn't have to stop though folks, there are always those unexpected expenses that can come up in a remodel.

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      Lisa Hodge on February 22, 2012

      I'm starting the happy dance right now... you are SO going to get this!

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      Diane Lumadue on February 22, 2012

      You will no doubt make it!! We believe in YOU!

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      Darlene McFarland on February 22, 2012

      Just increased my pledge. I know your followers will step up to the plate. We must make this happen!

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      Grace Reynolds on February 22, 2012

      I helped a little! And, I shared on twitter and facebook. Good Luck, Suzanne!

    32. Catina Hoak on February 22, 2012

      posted it on facebook and made a pledge, I hope this all works out for you !

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      wvsuzanne (deleted) Creator on February 21, 2012

      Thank you all! I'm starting to believe I'll get there!!

      Sandra, after the project is funded, I'll be messaging everyone individually about their photo choices! Thank you!!

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      Melissa Marsh on February 21, 2012

      Getting closer, Suzanne!!!

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      Sandra Williams on February 21, 2012

      Made a pledge and now how do I pick the pictures I want. Love your animal pics.

    36. Carrie Stenvik Johnston on February 19, 2012

      You'll do it. I'm pimping this out on my FB page. I've offered to show pictures of my husband in an apron making bread, making soap, milking BP..etc. if my friends donate.

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      Joann Powell on February 18, 2012

      I keep checking each day...I'm just sure you'll make it!

    38. Auburn Meadow Farm on February 18, 2012

      Facebooked twice & pledged - keeping my fingers crossed for you!
      Jackie @Auburn Meadow Farm

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      wvsuzanne (deleted) Creator on February 16, 2012

      Thank you, Steven! Classes can be put off as long as you need to--they never expire! :) Thank you for serving our country!

    40. steven skaggs on February 16, 2012


      I'm proud to have the opportunity to support you! I may have to put off the classes until 2013, as I'm stuck in Afghanistan currently. Best of luck and I hope you reach and exceed your goal.

    41. Sharon Harrelson Brown on February 15, 2012

      You're almost there! We can do this, come on, fellow Chickens in the Road members!
      Let's help Suzanne complete this task!

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      grammieearth on February 15, 2012

      Suzanne :)
      You have shared so many methods to help us take better/healthier care of ourselves, our families, our friends and our resources. I almost envy the 4-H'ers in the area...they will see and learn so much from you and your farm. You have inspired a large flock of peeps and will inspire many, many more. Thank you.

      :) Pam

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      wvsuzanne (deleted) Creator on February 15, 2012

      Thank you so much for your support!!!!

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      falkenstine (deleted) on February 13, 2012

      Go, go, GOOOO! Suzanne! I'm so proud to see that your up to 69% after only 12 days. Thats 2/3 of the journey!! This is just amazing to me. I know you're going to make your goal, but I can't stifle the desire to be your cheerleader!! Keep up the good work!!!

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      DeborahK on February 12, 2012

      I'm really pulling for your success Suzanne! I'll pledge again after the first if my budget allows, I know it all will get subtracted at once on the final day, but I just need to plan it this way.

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      falkenstine (deleted) on February 10, 2012

      wow, almost half-way there and still 3 weeks to go. You're going to make it Suzanne, I have faith in you!!! :)

    47. Jenny Rone on February 8, 2012

      You got me at farm, 4-H and the photos of the pyr of luck!

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      Shelley on February 7, 2012

      Good luck Suzanne - I think that the least I can do is to back your project because I have already gotten much, much more valuable information from your blog than I could ever repay you with in dollars! Who knows, maybe someday I can actually attend a workshop in your new kitchen too!

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      wvsuzanne (deleted) Creator on February 6, 2012

      DeborahK, yes, there will be lower prices for kids camps and special prices for kids clubs!

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