Dear Friend of the Pfeiffer Center,
Just one year ago, we shared with you our vision for the Pfeiffer Center: Expanded educational offerings for adults and children, new research initiatives, and improved physical facilities to support our growing programming. We also vowed to deepen our work in researching the small diversified farm as a model for food security for the future.
We’re so pleased to report that with your support we’re on our way to meeting these goals. We are moving forward with the support of private gifts and a very successful Kickstarter campaign that raised more than $86,000 in 30 days!
What an exciting group effort it was, with staff, interns and friends pitching in to make our campaign a success. In the final days, after Hurricane Sandy knocked out power on Hungry Hollow Road, we found an internet connection four miles away where we worked together to exceed our goal by more than ten thousand dollars.
The money we raised will go directly toward many of our goals: Look for major renovations of the Red Barn, our greenhouse, and the Children’s Garden. Crown Field will be fenced and irrigated.
These physical improvements will increase our capacity to provide programs for adults and children, and enhance our ability to create research programs and model forward-thinking paths to true food security.
We’ve had many requests from friends who’d still like to contribute, so several popular rewards from the Kickstarter campaign are still available. You can get advance tickets to our spring Barn-Raising Jamboree, a personalized paver for the Children’s Garden, an 8-ounce packet of our own barrel compost, or a copy of Buckwheat's Adventures in the Pfeiffer Garden, a children’s book written and illustrated by former interns Natasha Klemek and Greg Talamini.
To all our friends, old and new, thank you. Your support means the world to us. We look forward to sharing news about our work in the coming months, and to seeing you at the Raise the Barn Jamboree next May!
Wishing you a peaceful and joyous holiday season,
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The Pfeiffer Center is a project of the Threefold Educational Center, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.