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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP curriculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the sand badge in Commerce

Sell "goods" (something you made, grew, or foraged) for a total of at least $20

To get certified for this BB, post the following:
- show what you made, harvested, grew, or foraged
- show the price is over $20
- provide proof that it sold
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This is handspun yarn that I make.  



The yarn in the picture was harvested from my sheep Larry and turned into yarn by me.



However, I make yarn from all my sheep and wool I buy elsewhere.  I sell to shops and I sell on my etsy store.  Here is a listing for custom handspun yarn.  It sells for $45 CAD plus shipping.  

In my etsy store, you can see a list of sold items, and I provided a screenshot to show that I've sold this in the past (more than once)

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I sold my Jocelyn Campbell Action Figure and Paul Wheaton Voodoo Action Figure + Dragon here on permies, for a total of nearly $200 (subtracting the permies and paypal's cut).

Here's the Paul+Dragon that I sold two of



And the Jocelyn Action Figure



And a screenshot of my permies ledger
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I sold some food today!  We do a little farmers market at our church on Sundays.  I keep forgetting to take pictures but not today!  Sold 4 jars of jelly at $5 ea, 3 quarts of maple syrup at $15 ea, two bags of purple fingerling potatoes at $4 ea, an onion and a bulb of garlic for small change.  Total take was $74.  For the eagle eyed, one bag of potatoes was sold after the second photo was taken

Edit to add:  Went to church again yesterday and sold more stuff.  Set up the table on the other side of the room so there's no view of the woods   Took a photo of one happy customer buying a jar of maple syrup.  Sold 1 quart of syrup for $15, two jars of chokecherry jelly for $5 ea, one bag of potatoes and several onions.
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Thanks to a member of the forums who purchased the seeds.  A forum discussion about squash seeds lead to the connection that enabled this sale.

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My husband & I make and sell an invention of ours - Chicken ArmorĀ®

Website: http://chickenarmor.com

Etsy store (also shows sales history on Etsy): https://www.etsy.com/shop/ChickenArmor?ref=shop_sugg
 
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Hi J! Any chance you could get a picture of you making one of the saddles? I just fear that anyone could come on and show a link to an etsy page and say they did it, and take credit for other's work. I don't think that's the case here, but it's probably good to set a precedent. Thanks!
 
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Hi Nicole,

We'd like to keep our manufacturing process unpublished. Would a screenshot of my etsy seller order work? (attached)

Nicole Alderman wrote:Hi J! Any chance you could get a picture of you making one of the saddles? I just fear that anyone could come on and show a link to an etsy page and say they did it, and take credit for other's work. I don't think that's the case here, but it's probably good to set a precedent. Thanks!

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