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Bringing beehives to Chicago's greenspaces, urban farms, and community gardens - all while caring for them by bicycle!
235 backers pledged $8,646 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge $5 or more About $5

    You'll receive a big thank-you on our website as well as be signed up for our email list! (All reward levels get you signed up for our email list.)

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    All of the above rewards plus: You'll get a hand-written thank-you note on one of our Bike·a·Bee postcards!

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    Pledge $25 or more About $25

    All of the above rewards plus: We'll send you a 4-pack of some sweet Bike·a·Bee stickers, along with your very own unique hand-drawn bee, complete with its own story.

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    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    All of the above rewards plus: You'll receive a limited-edition silk-screened Bike·a·Bee poster designed and illustrated by me and printed by our partners at Reuse First (http://reusefirst.com).

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    Pledge $55 or more About $55

    -- New Pledge Level! -- You get all of the above, plus a 4oz jar of our raw honey, straight from the Bike·a·Bee hives!

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    We'll hand-paint your name on one of our hives! You'll know which hive, where it resides, and have a picture for proof. You'll also receive the thank-you note, stickers, drawing, and poster.

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    Pledge $100 or more About $100

    Attention bike shops - sponsor my trailer! I'm going to need to purchase a bike trailer for my trusted steed. If you're a bike shop or bike nut, please consider this sponsorship level. In addition to the thank-you note, stickers, drawing, and poster, your name and logo will be featured prominently on the Bike·a·Bee website and bike trailer - free advertising as I haul honey frames around the city!

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    Pledge $110 or more About $110

    -- New Pledge Level! -- You get all of the above, plus a lifetime 20% discount on our raw honey, straight from the Bike·a·Bee hives!

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    Pledge $250 or more About $250

    We'll make you a superintendent! You'll be the "superintendent" of a honey super, the part of the hive where bees store honey. Your name will be featured prominently on the super, and you'll receive information about your hive, where it resides, and have a picture for proof. What's more, after our first honey harvest, you'll get an 8 oz. jar of raw honey! You'll also receive the thank-you note, stickers, drawing, and poster.

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    Pledge $500 or more About $500

    Adopt-a-Hive! You will get monthly updates on your adopted hive, queen bee naming rights, and, if you're local, the opportunity to check-in on your hive with us. What's more, after our first honey harvest, you'll get an 12 oz. jar of raw honey! You'll also receive the thank-you note, stickers, drawing, and poster.

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