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I have found a sunny city-owned vacant lot in Brownsville and I want to turn it into an urban farm.
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    Pledge $10 or more About $10

    Free advice! E-mail the farmer with a growing question, a cooking question, or a request for a recipe.

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    Pledge $30 or more About $30

    You get a farm t-shirt! You will also be invited to the farm groundbreaking work-day. Come help us transform the lot! This work-day will happen in March 2012. Backers at this level may also E-mail the farmer with a growing question, a cooking question, or a request for a recipe.

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    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    We will send you a Farm 2012 calendar and a farm t-shirt! You can also submit a name for a chicken which will go into a hat, out of which one will be chosen at random. All of our chickens will be laying hens (females). None of them will be eaten.

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    Pledge $70 or more About $70

    You will get an invitation to come have your portrait taken holding one of our chickens (and receive a chicken-catching lesson from the farmer).

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    Pledge $90 or more About $90

    You will get an invitation to come to the farm and harvest some urban herbs- make your cooking sing! While you're at the garden, you can also have your portrait taken holding one of our chickens.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    You will get an invitation to come to the farm and harvest a bouquet of flowers for your home. Practice your flower arranging! While you're at the garden, you can also have your portrait taken holding one of our chickens.

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    Pledge $120 or more About $120

    You will get an invitation to come harvest a small basket of produce. Bring your most rustic basket! While you're at the garden, you can also have your portrait taken holding one of our chickens.

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    Pledge $150 or more About $150

    We will paint your name on our mural which will be designed by students and cover the wall of the neighboring building. You will also be invited to come help us paint. You will also be invited to come harvest some herbs and have your picture taken with a chicken!

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    Pledge $200 or more About $200

    You will be invited to Family Farm Day where we will spend a day in the garden exploring and learning. Bring the kids! We will also paint your name on our mural and take your picture with a chicken!

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    Pledge $320 or more About $320

    You will receive two tickets to an exclusive dinner at 61 Local. This dinner will take place during our fundraising. Donations for this reward must be made before November 15th 2011. We will also paint your name on our mural.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    We will dedicate a raised garden bed to you, and install a metal plaque engraved with your name on the wooden side of the bed. We will also paint your name on our mural. You will also be invited to the exclusive dinner at 61 Local, if the donation is made before November 15th.

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    Pledge $1,000 or more About $1,000

    You will receive a personal tour of Brooklyn Urban farms with the farmer. We will also paint your name on our mural and dedicate a raised bed to you. You will also be invited to the exclusive dinner at 61 Local, if the donation is made before November 15th

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    Pledge $2,000 or more About $2,000

    The farmer will come spend a day helping you transform your backyard into a food garden. We will also paint your name on our mural and dedicate a raised bed to you. You will also be invited to the exclusive dinner at 61 Local, if the donation is made before November 15th

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Funding period

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