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.”
"Each of the small food businesses that Slow Money investors in North Carolina are supporting is a perfectly imperfect meeting place of what E.F. Schumacher called “meta-economic,” what Wendell Berry calls “economics for a renewed commonwealth” and “imagination in place,” and what Carol Peppe Hewitt calls “a helluva way to run a produce section.”
WOODY TASCH, author of "Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money"