Earl Funderburk is a New York based businessman, and he has proudly announced that restoring a historic Jell-O Factory in New York by converting it into a craft distillery. Earl believes in preserving the local history and he needs support to obtain the licenses and permits required to successfully turn this factory into a working distillery. Therefore, he has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds and support for the completion of this process, and this is why he is asking for community support and backing. This is one of a kind project which not only aims at preserving the rich local culture, but also aims to support the local economy of Western New York.
“We are breathing new life into the historical Jell-O factory complex by using it for a distillery business with the goal of preserving this important part of our local history.” Said Earl Funderburk, while introducing this project to the Kickstarter community. “We need your help in getting through the licensing and permitting processes, which includes the costs of application fees, attorneys, consultants, architectural planning, and minor modifications to the building to bring it up to the required codes.” He added. According to Earl, he will be hiring Western New York firms and resources to ensure that the funds raised through this campaign will be pumped directly back into the Western New York economy.
The Kickstarter Campaign is located on the web at:
www.kickstarter.com/projects/oatkadistillers/oatka-o-at-ka-distillers and backers from around the world can become a part of this project by making generous pledges and donations. Moreover, the goal of this Kickstarter campaign is to raise a sum of US$ 50,000 and Earl is offering a wide range of rewards and incentives for the backers with worldwide shipping. A full set of details is available on the Kickstarter campaign page of the project.
About This Project
Oatka Distillers is an up and coming distillery based in Western New York and is being built by converting an old Jell-O factory into a distillery. In order to begin distilling in the facility, several legal hurdles need to be tackled, including licensing and permits, etc. The project owner has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds and support to cover these costs, and he is welcoming everyone who is able to support the project.