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A worker cooperative dedicated to creating delicious vegan products that appeal to vegans and non vegans alike in Austin, Texas.
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We are Red Rabbit Cooperative Bakery, a worker cooperative that is equally owned and controlled by us, its workers. We believe in putting people before profits while striving to uphold the seven cooperative principles.

Our goal is to create superior vegan products that appeal to vegans and non-vegans alike.  Through our food choices, we want to positively impact the earth and its inhabitants. We select our ingredients with care and consideration because we believe that the quality of all food should exceed the conventional standard. 

For the last year, we have been working tirelessly to get our bakery off the ground. We spent six months developing our vegan donut recipe (we ate a lot of donuts!) and another six months finding a kitchen space, equipment, getting all the permits, licenses, suppliers, and clients we needed to start a wholesale bakery business. Finally after many months of hard work, late nights, and a lot of vegan donuts, our dream is slowly becoming a reality! And the best part: the good people of Austin love our handmade donuts!

You can find out more about us and our high-quality, made-from-scratch vegan donuts at our website www.redrabbitcooperativebakery.com or follow us on Facebook for updates www.facebook.com/redrabbitbakery.

The Plan.

Right now we are working out of a commissary kitchen and have started wholesaling to several local coffee shops and our local food coop as well as taking special orders!. Our goal is to expand our business and be able to make our vegan goodies available directly to the great people of Austin! We are looking to buy a food trailer or perhaps a kitchen space of our own in order to make this possible. We decided to start our business small, making yeast-raised vegan donuts in six awesome flavors, but we hope to quickly expand our product line to include other vegan breakfast goodies like cake donuts, cinnamon rolls, sticky buns, apple fritters, etc.

Where the money will go.

All donations will go toward our goal of finding a place to call our own!  If we reach our goal, we would like to purchase a food trailer (it's amazing the great food you can find at food trailers here in Austin!) and be able to outfit it with all the necessary equipment and appliances (not to mention getting all the permits and licenses we'll need) to start selling to the public. If we exceed our goal by quite a bit, we are considering leasing our very own brick and mortar shop!

Austin is an amazing city with a really strong local economy, a very supportive network of local businesses and cooperatives, and lots of great resources for start-ups like ourselves. We couldn't have asked for a better place to try to make our dreams a reality! We hope you consider donating to our cause and appreciate your support!

Thanks very much!

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    every donation is a TREMENDOUS help and all of our rewards listed include a "thank you" shout out on our website! Hey, not only that, but if we reach our goal, everyone who donates will be invited to our Kickstarter thank you party!

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    a hand-written thank you note, a Red Rabbit sticker, and a small bar of handmade lemon sugar soap (vegan and made with love by our very own Katie Q), inspired by our delectable lemon sugar donut! Incredible!

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    a hand-written thank you note, a Red Rabbit sticker, a small bar of handmade lemon sugar soap, and you get an awesome Red Rabbit t-shirt! Cool!

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    a hand-written thank you note, a Red Rabbit sticker, a small bar of handmade lemon sugar soap, a Red Rabbit t-shirt, and a lovely Red Rabbit apron to inspire you in your own kitchen! Rad!

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    a hand-written thank you note, a Red Rabbit sticker, a small bar of handmade lemon sugar soap, a Red Rabbit t-shirt, a Red Rabbit apron, a cute handmade red rabbit felt magnet to display proudly on your refrigerator, and a coupon for 1 dozen free vegan donuts in any combination of our 6 delicious flavors (redeemable in Austin through special order)! Yum!

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    a hand-written thank you note, a Red Rabbit sticker, a small bar of handmade lemon sugar soap, a Red Rabbit t-shirt, a Red Rabbit apron, a handmade felt red rabbit magnet, a coupon for 1 dozen free vegan donuts redeemable in Austin through special order), and your very own Red Rabbit tote bag! Sweet!

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    You get all of the above plus beer night with the ladies of Red Rabbit! That's right! We will take you and a friend out for some beers (or wine if you prefer!) here in beautiful Austin, TX! Don't live in Austin but want to support us? Non-local donors can get a super special gift basket full of non-perishable goodies inspired by our delicious donut flavors shipped right to their door!

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