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Help us achieve organic, fair trade & non-GMO certifications for sustainable spices from Madagascar. Over 1000 farmers will benefit.
238 backers pledged $31,458 to help bring this project to life.
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    Pledge US$ 10 or more About US$ 10

    Happy Planting

    We will plant a clove tree for a farmer in your name. You will also receive a digital recipe card and a shout-out on our website (if you would like!).

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    Vanilla Bean 3-Pack

    You will receive everything from the “Happy Planting” reward level PLUS a 3-pack of LAFAZA’s finest vanilla beans.

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    The Chocolate & Vanilla Special

    You will receive everything from the “Vanilla Bean 3-Pack” reward level PLUS an 8-gram TCHO chocolate bar. You’ll also get a special digital recipe card for LAFAZA and TCHO for two total cards.

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    A Special Thanks

    You will receive everything from the “The Chocolate & Vanilla Special” reward level PLUS a 4-oz. bottle of pure vanilla extract, and custom video thank-you from one of our farmer partners in Madagascar!

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    Make Rice & Powder Up

    You will receive everything from the “A Special Thanks” reward PLUS a 15-oz. bag of Lotus Foods organic Madagascar pink rice, a 1-oz. jar of LAFAZA’s delicious and versatile pure ground vanilla, and a sample of our new vanilla sugar. You’ll also get a sweet upgrade to the 60-gram TCHO chocolate bar. Add one more digital recipe for three total.

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    LAFAZA Supersized

    You will receive everything from the “Make Rice & Powder Up ” reward level but with an even more souped-up LAFAZA product line: a jar of 5 premium vanilla beans, an 8-oz. bottle of double-strength pure vanilla extract, a 4-oz. jar of pure ground vanilla, and our new 8-oz. jar of vanilla sugar. We’ll also plant an additional 4 clove trees for farmers in your name (for a total of 5).

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    The Baker’s Special

    You will receive everything from the “Happy Planting” reward level AND 4 gallons of single-fold vanilla extract, delivered to your business. Your business will also get a custom video thank-you from one of our farmer partners in Madagascar!

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    An Evening with LAFAZA

    You will receive everything from the “LAFAZA Supersized” reward level AND we’ll take you, a friend and other campaign supporters out for dinner and dessert to taste LAFAZA products in one of our favorite New York City or Bay Area restaurants. You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about Madagascar and our work with farmers--directly from the LAFAZA team! You’ll also receive a digital recipe for the dessert of the evening and a signed copy of the book Vanilla: The Cultural History of the World's Favorite Flavor and Fragrance by Patricia Rain, aka The Vanilla Queen. AND we’ll donate 2 books to a rural community library.

    OR instead of dinner for two, you can choose to receive everything from the “LAFAZA Supersized” PLUS 2 LAFAZA gift sets (a jar of 2 premium vanilla beans, a 4-oz. bottle of pure vanilla extract, a 1-oz. jar of pure ground vanilla, and our new 8-oz. jar of vanilla sugar).

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    The Library Special

    You will receive either the dinner for two out OR 4 gift sets from the “Evening with LAFAZA” reward level PLUS you’ll become an official sponsor of one of the rural community libraries that Peace Corps volunteers, Rotary Hyde Park, and LAFAZA have built together in Madagascar. We’ll also plant an additional 5 clove trees for farmers in your name (for a total of 10) and donate 4 books to a rural community library.

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    A Top Culinary Experience

    You will receive everything from “The Library Special” reward level AND you and a friend can participate in a group professional cooking class in San Francisco with the LAFAZA team and an award-winning chef (in place of dinner for 2). We’ll also plant an additional 5 clove trees for farmers in your name (for a total of 15) AND 5 gift sets.

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    Party with a Culinary Experience

    You will receive everything from the “A Top Culinary Experience” reward level but now bring 3 friends to participate in a group professional cooking class in San Francisco with an award-winning chef and the LAFAZA team. You’ll also get a signed copy of the book Vanilla: The Cultural History of the World's Favorite Flavor and Fragrance by Patricia Rain, aka The Vanilla Queen. We’ll also plant a total of 20 clove trees for farmers in your name and donate 8 books to a rural community library, PLUS a special video tour of the coastal village of Imorona.

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    LAFAZA Visits You

    You will receive everything from the “The Library Special” reward level AND get a traditional Malagasy meal prepared for you and 5 friends at a location of your choosing (U.S. only). Enjoy a presentation on Malagasy history and culture, the spice trade, and Madagascar's unique environment by members of team LAFAZA! We will also plant a total of 25 clove trees for farmers, donate 10 books to a rural community library, AND give you a special video tour of the coastal village of Imorona.

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    The Ultimate Trip to Madagascar!

    You will receive everything from “The Library Special” reward level, AND a 7-day guided trip for one person to Madagascar with members of the LAFAZA team. (International flight not included, but lodging, food, and all local transportation and tours are included.) You'll spend 2 days in and around the capital of Antananarivo, 2 days visiting farmers in Mananara, and 2 days exploring the idyllic island of Ste.-Marie. You’ll also have the opportunity to help LAFAZA plant your own clove trees with farmers (depending on the month of travel).

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