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Purchase your tickets today!

Children under 12 free.

Many thanks to those who make this event possible: 
Capp’s apizza   •   Piemonte Farm  •   Goat Lady Dairy
Fair Game Beverage Co.   •    The Livestock Conservancy

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We founded Slow Money NC in May, 2010 and have been catalyzing community financing for local, sustainable farmers and food entrepreneurs in North Carolina ever since.

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Maggie Smith, who opened Pine State Flowers in Durham, NC and sells locally & sustainably grown flowers.

To date over 120 generous people have made 145 low-interest loans to fiance over 65 local food projects , totaling about 1.3M dollars. Read about the marvelous farmers and local food entrepreneurs here,  or learn how to get a Slow Money NC loan, or how to become a potential Slow Money lender.

Please sign the Slow Money Principles, and learn about Slow Money at the national level, as well as the Credibles program.

And definitely sign up to get our occasional Slow Money NC newsletters.

You can read about how Slow Money NC got started, and find heart-warming stories of the first two dozen borrowers and several of their lenders in Financing Our Foodshed: Growing Local Food With Slow Money, by Slow Money NC co-founder Carol Peppe Hewitt. It’s a blueprint for how to use community financing to build resilience in your local foodshed

And if you can – please help us keep catalyzing loans. We are a non-profit, so your donation is crucial to keeping this project alive.

Thanks for your slow money turtle logo2interest in community finance and sustainability.
We hope to see you, or speak with you soon!

~ Carol and the Slow Money NC team