Funded! This project was successfully funded on November 27, 2011.

Update #2

Lots of press and a new Twitter account is born

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Hi farm family!

Check out this interview: http://www.goodfoodjobs.com/blog/nora-painten-project-director-student-farm-project/#more-1449

And this Heritage Radio spot (click on Whole Episode): http://www.heritageradionetwork.com/episodes/2004-The-Matt-Rachel-Show-Episode-7-Brownsville-Student-Farm-Project

Also- breaking news, I joined the 21st century! Here is my twitter handle:@brownsvillefarm

After this weird November heat wave breaks I am off to plant my garlic seed in the existing Brownsville garden.

Happy farming,

Nora

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

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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