Financing Our Foodshed:Growing Local Food With Slow Money tells the compelling stories of over twenty local farmers and food entrepreneurs that started or expanded their businesses with the help of one or more Slow Money loans.
Links to their websites, and more, will soon be listed here so you can find them easily!
Like Angelina’s Kitchen in Pittsboro, NC, recipient of the second Slow Money NC loan. Hungry for delicious, home-made Greek food? Head on over to Angelina’s and enjoy!
And there are a host of fabulous organizations, people, and groups that are helping build a stronger, more resilient foodshed and a healthier planet.
We will list them here as well.
Like our good friends at the Abundance Foundation, the fiscal sponsor of the Slow Money NC project.
Here’s a photo of a recent reception that Slow Money NC put on following their excellent day-long conference: “Farming Strategies in Today’s Changing Climate.”
“Banks just don’t lend to small farmers. They don’t understand us. They can’t provide terms that work for our business model. It’s just not a good fit.” CASEY LANCE, co-owner, Calee's Coop Farm in Brevard, NC