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Maya Mountain Cacao is planting an organic agroforestry cocoa farm with the indigenous Maya. Local solutions, global change.
310 backers pledged $86,721 to help bring this project to life.
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    Chocolate friend, we think you're pretty cool and we want everyone to know it. You'll get a big thank you on our website.

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    You're a novice cacao farmer! We'll plant a tree on the farm in your name. You'll also get a thank you video from a cacao farmer, and we'll send you a pound of delicious Belizean cocoa beans so you can make your own chocolate!

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    Okay chocolate lover, we see you. We'll plant 5 trees on the farm in your name. We're going to reward you with a delicious artisanal chocolate bar, a pound of Belizean cocoa beans, an MMC burlap bean sack, and a thank you video from a farmer.

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    So you're a serious about sustainable farming, ey? We'll plant an acre of cacao (400 trees!), tropical fruit and timber trees, all in your name. You're also entitled to a tour of one of several chocolate factories located throughout the USA -- with tons of chocolate samples along the way. That's Taza Chocolate in Boston, Dandelion Chocolate in San Francisco, or Raaka Chocolate in New York. We'll send you an MMC t-shirt, a pound of Belizean cocoa beans, and a chocolate bar in the mail. And you'll get a thank you video from a farmer!

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    Chocolate fanatic! We'll plant an acre of cacao (that's 400 trees!), tropical fruit and timber trees in your name. You'll have a personal Skype call with a farmer. You're entitled to a tour of one of several chocolate factories, as listed above. You'll also get a Maya Mountain Cacao tshirt, a pound of beans, a sample pack of three chocolate bars, and a Belizean hand-woven basket made with agroforestry palms!

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    You're a chocolate party animal! You're entitled to a chocolate factory tour, as listed above. We'll plant an acre of cacao (400 trees!) and tropical fruit trees, in your name. You'll get to personally meet a farmer over Skype. And, we'll send you a sample pack of five artisanal chocolate bars, a Belizean hand-woven basket, a brightly colored traditional Maya "cuxtal" purse, an MMC burlap bean sack, a t-shirt, and you'll get a big thank you on our website!

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    You better Belize it!

    We'll plant 2 acres of cacao (800 trees!) and tropical fruit and timber trees in your name. You'll also get a pack of 10 artisanal chocolate bars with customized labels. You're entitled to a tour of one of several chocolate factories located around the USA. We'll also send you a Belizean hand-woven basket, a brightly colored traditional Maya "cuxtal" purse, an MMC burlap bean sack and t-shirt. Plus you'll get to personally meet a cacao farmer over Skype, and we'll give you a huge thank you on our website!

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    Travel to the source and visit your farm! We'll take you and a friend on a thrilling 3 day cacao extravaganza around southern Belize (lodging included, food and flights not). You'll enjoy dinner with a farmer family so you can learn about cacao farming in person. You'll also visit the acre of cacao and tropical fruit trees that was planted in your name. We'll send you off with an MMC tshirt, burlap sack, and a delicious chocolate gift set. Plus a huge thank you on our website!

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    So you're ready for your Cacao PhD? We'll send you on a 7 day chocolate week to Belize (lodging included, food and flights not), coordinated with either Taza Chocolate or Dandelion Chocolate. We'll also give you a tour of the five acres of cacao (that's 2,000 trees!), tropical fruit and timber trees planted in your name. You'll enjoy dinner with a farmer family, receive an MMC hat, burlap sack, and a delicious chocolate gift set. Plus a huge thank you on our website!

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    Skip the line!
    It's really true -- there are 75 chocolate makers around the world on a waiting list for MMC's cacao. Contributing $10,000 to this Kickstarter campaign opens the doors to securing our cacao for your chocolate making needs! You'll get first right of refusal on 1 full ton of cacao in our first shipment of 2015! Additionally, you will get two MMC t-shirts, a Belizean hand-woven basket, a brightly colored traditional "cuxtal" purse, a special shout-out on our "Partners" page of the website, and TEN ACRES planted in the name of you (or your company) plus a plaquard on the farm that will forever show your support! On your next trip to Belize, we will set you up with a traditional Maya dinner with all of the families that we work with on the Farm so they can thank you in person.

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    Pledge US$ 5,000 or more About US$ 5,000

    Skip the line! There are now over 80 chocolate makers on our wait list. Contributing $5000 to the campaign gives you first right of refusal to half a metric ton of cacao in 2015, and a second half in 2016. After 2016, you'll get bumped to first priority on our wait list. We'll also plant an acre of cacao trees in your name on the farm, and give you a huge thanks on our website!

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