Revitalizing olive groves in rural Tuscany

A project in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, Italy by Alex Subrizi

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Help us pay for expert pruning and a tractor in exchange for organic extra virgin olive oil from our family farm.
Backers: 68
Average Pledge Per Backer: €187

Funded: €12,690 of €10,000
Dates: Jan 10th -> Feb 9th (30 days)
Project By: Alex Subrizi
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Latest News

U.S. evoo rewards are in the pipeline... and flying out on Sunday!

February 8th - via:
With less than 17 hours to go to before we wrap up our campaign, I'm getting a jump on fulfillment. The project has had such a disproportionately strong response from US backers that I've decided to pour out and then personally transport 38 liters of... (Read More)

We're funded! Meet Vittorio (finally).

February 4th - via:
On Friday, just a few hours before our campaign met its funding goal, I was at Poggiosole assisting Vittorio Ancillotti, horticulturist and "master pruner". Vittorio had unexpectedly decided to swing by and tending to some of our mature pear and... (Read More)

10 days remaining, 83% funded. Walk with me.

January 29th - via:
It's common knowledge that pledging in Kickstarter campaigns tends to follow an inverse bell curve, with most backers pledging in the first and last days of a campaign. For a moment it seemed we might be different, with steady progress through the... (Read More)

Lab results for our 2023 EVOO are in!

January 23rd - via:
Last week, as I was writing this campaign's first update, I resolved to bring a sample of our 2023 evoo to a qualified lab for analysis. The mill where we press the oil offers a spot measure of acidity, but their equipment is basic and not known for... (Read More)

New half-liter EVOO reward tier added!

January 22nd - via:
We've just added a €45 reward tier for folks who would like to make a smaller pledge but still want to sample some of our delicious 2023 extra virgin olive oil. To save on shipping costs for this tiny tin, we'll be shipping it wrapped in a layer of... (Read More)

59% funded, 3 weeks to go!

January 18th - via:
FIRST of all I want to thank everyone who has backed the campaign so far! Davvero GRAZIE! It's been a busy week since the campaign launched: getting the word out, refining the campaign's Story (there's a new "ROI" section towards the end) and... (Read More)

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