Welcome to Slow Money NC

Please look around our website and meet the 50+ marvelous farmers and local food entrepreneurs who have received over 115 Slow Money loans from generous locavores in their communities throughout North Carolina.

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David Heeks of Heeks Farm, a Slow Money NC farmer

Learn how to get a Slow Money NC loan.  

Or how to become a potential Slow Money lender.

Read about how Slow Money NC got started in 2010, why people lend, why eat locally, sustainably produced food and how we can build resilience in our local food economies in Financing Our Foodshed: Growing Local Food With Slow Money.

IMG_3554The author, Carol Peppe Hewitt is co-founder and principal ‘matchmaker’ of Slow Money NC. Her book features the first 22 farmers and food entrepreneurs that received Slow Money loans in NC. It is a blueprint for creating a Slow Money network, and for getting Slow Money loans happening in your community.

Sign up to hear about our Slow Money NC gatherings, or go meet Carol as she travels around signing books, and helping communities build Slow Money networks in their foodsheds!

slow money turtle logo2Want to help us keep catalyzing loans? That would be wonderful. We are a non-profit, so your donation is crucial to keeping this project alive. Thank you very much!

And first, please sign the Slow Money Principles, learn about Slow Money at the national level, the exciting new Credibles program and more here…

Thanks for your interest in community finance and sustainability.