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Earth Burger Hopes to Raise 40K Using Kickstarter





San Antonians eager for the opening of Earth Burger (722 NW Loop 410) can start putting their money where their mouth is. The fast-food burger place was finally approved for a Kickstarter campaign. The goal is to raise $40,000 by April 29. Earth Burger is brought to you by the team behind Green Vegetarian Cuisine, which hopes to spread healthy eating to the drive-thru set with a variety of burgers, wraps, healthy sides (kale salad, hummus) and a kid's menu at comparable prices to their meaty competitors. Read more about the project here. Individuals interested in backing the project can back the project by donating anywhere from $10 (which gives you a high ten and a shout out) to $10,000 (which would help ensure the kitchen stays kosher). The campaign currently sits at close to $6,000 with the help of 70 backers. If they meet their goal, Earth Burger will be the first SA eatery to do so. Mixtli tried for a rooftop garden and Cockasian tried to recruit "founding members." The team held a media tasting Monday, March 3 where diners sampled the menu of burgers (the fish burger was a personal favorite, but the bean burger was also good), wraps (that used a new kale salad recipe) and sides (a kalamata olive hummus proved pretty tasty). Earth Burger will continue to showcase the menu with a series of previews and pop-ups: Tuesday, April 8, 6 p.m.: Full Menu Tasting (come with an empty stomach) for $225 Kickstarter Early Bird Backers at the Culinary Institute of America.
Wednesday, April 9, 7 p.m.:  Earth Burger Pop-Up at Green Vegetarian Cuisine's Alon Marketplace location.
Sunday, April 13, 10 a.m.: Southtown Yoga Lofts Preview Tasting
Wednesday, April 16, 6 p.m.: Full Menu Tasting (come with an empty stomach) for $250 Kickstarter Backers at the Culinary Institute of America.
Thursday, April 17, 7 p.m.: Earth Burger Pop-Up at Green Vegetarian Cuisine's Pearl Brewery location.

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