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Patreon show of hands


We've had a slew of questions, both here and via email, which we haven't had the time to answer in depth. Meanwhile, several of you have asked for videos in the past, and I thought this move might be a good opportunity to share that type of content via Patreon.

The idea is simple --- patrons sign up for whatever level of support they feel comfortable with, and in exchange they gain access to member-only videos hidden behind a paywall. Since the videos aren't available on the open internet, Mark and I will feel more comfortable sharing nitty gritty details we don't want to broadcast to the world at large. Meanwhile, your donations will help us purchase a larger tract of land if the right property comes up  for sale before this farm finds a new owner.

But the project will take time and energy which we could also be expending on our move. So I wanted to get a virtual show of hands. Would you be interested in supporting the Walden Effect via Patreon during our transition? If so, comment below and be counted (and feel free to tell us what type of questions you'd most like answered). Thanks in advance for your support!

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While I'm not 100% jazzed about pay-to-play content as a concept, let's be honest: you produce high quality content, all the time, for free to your readers. I would love to see more insider info that, like you said, you're wary to post all over the Internet. So if Patreon is the right move for you, I'm game.
Comment by Jennifer Fri Jul 7 16:35:41 2017
Yes! Please do it! I just joined one run by Erica from Northwest Edible Life and have already found it so valuable and a great way to directly support the work she does and would sign up right away for yours!
Comment by SEHQ Fri Jul 7 18:27:53 2017
I'm game. 😺
Comment by Jean Fri Jul 7 19:05:14 2017
In my opinion, paying for videos is no different than paying for your books, which I have done, too. That said, I don't use pay pal so you would need to be setup for credit or debit cards. Looking forward to the inside scoop.
Comment by Mary Sat Jul 8 07:25:09 2017

One very unique homestead, $1,500 per acre, the opportunity of a lifetime