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Highlighting fine foods from the region's most exciting small-batch producers.  Curated tasting boxes delivered to your doorstep.
Highlighting fine foods from the region's most exciting small-batch producers. Curated tasting boxes delivered to your doorstep.
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About Our Project: Bounty New York

We're launching Bounty New York to create an online marketplace for New York State farm and food products.  Knowing the growers and producers from our local farmers markets, and learning how amazing their stuff is has led us to want to share their products with more people.  We've started by selecting five of our favorite foods from the Hudson Valley for a delicious tasting box. Soon we'll be curating more boxes focused on different themes and regions of New York, and we'll be opening an online store where you can find any of the items you loved from the tasting boxes you've tried. 

The Hudson Valley Bounty Box

The Hudson Valley Bounty Box
The Hudson Valley Bounty Box

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All of our boxes will include tasting notes, which are detailed descriptions of the products, producers, and serving suggestions for each item in your box. We'll pass along cool tid-bits about our selections and producers that make them unique. 

What's Next

Meeting the Kickstarter goal we've set for this 30 day sales campaign will allow us to hire a developer to customize our website.  We're building a platform that will offer visitors a unique way to shop and learn about the foods and Bounty Boxes we're featuring on our site.  We'll share videos and stories about the farmers and small-batch producers we're fortunate enough to work with.  We're convinced that a deeper understanding of where our food comes from, and the work that goes into making it, translates into a more enjoyable and delicious experience.  Food can transcend mere sustenance, and Bounty New York's mission is to make that happen more often.

Notes on Shipping and Gift-Giving

When you become a backer your payment is processed by Amazon Payments.  They will collect data on your billing address, but not a shipping address.  If our project is successful you will receive a follow-up email asking for your shipping address, or if sending gifts, multiple shipping addresses.  So be sure to check your email!

Risks and challenges

The risks we're particularly conscious of with this business have to do with the very nature of "small-batch" production. Steady, consistent availability of inventory is not something we can rely on. We've gotten commitments from our vendors whose items are included in the Hudson Valley Bounty Box that they can fill the number of orders we anticipate (and beyond) when this campaign ends in November. But we'll then need to quickly find new great foods and producers to partner with. This is a challenge we're up for, and one we're really excited about!

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    You'll receive a jar of delicious locally-made jam and a hand-written thank you note.

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    You'll receive the original, first run of the Hudson Valley Bounty Box! Your box will include a bottle of maple syrup, a jar of jam, an extra-large almond biscotti, a jar of dilly beans, and a bag of Apricot Pistachio Granola. Plus tasting notes. Woo Hoo! A tasting box for you! (Or we'll mail it to a gift recipient!)

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    Two Hudson Valley Bounty Boxes, complete with tasting notes (see above description). PLUS a limited edition photograph of the Hudson Valley by a local artist in each box! One for you and one to give! We think the Bounty Box makes a perfect gift for just about anyone or any occasion. **Shipping included.

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    Three Hudson Valley Bounty Boxes, with tasting notes (see above description). PLUS a limited edition photograph of the Hudson Valley by a local artist in each box! We can mail them to three different recipients, so consult your holiday gift list....Grandma? check, Aunt Sally? check, your ol' pal Freddy? check. Shopping done! **Shipping included.

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    Four Hudson Valley Bounty Boxes, with tasting notes (see above description). PLUS a limited edition photograph of the Hudson Valley by a local artist in each box. Send as gifts to multiple addresses! **Shipping included.

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    Five Hudson Valley Bounty Boxes, with tasting notes (see above description). PLUS a limited edition photograph of the Hudson Valley by a local artist in each box! PLUS an invitation to our Bounty New York launch party in the Spring. Guaranteed to be a good time with lots of local food and drink! **Shipping included.

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    Ten Hudson Valley Bounty Boxes, with tasting notes (see above description). PLUS a limited edition photograph of the Hudson Valley by a local artist in each box! PLUS an invitation for you and a guest to our Bounty New York launch party in the Spring. Guaranteed to be a good time with lots of local food and drink! **Shipping included.

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