Here is a sampling of the local food entrepreneurs that have recently contacted us about their exciting projects. Please let us know if you would like to meet with any of these entrepreneurs to talk to them, see their farm or enterprise, and learn more about their needs for affordable community capital.
Current Projects Include:
- A new food waste collection business is starting up in Durham.
- A baker in Chapel Hill who is looking to expand her cookie company.
- A Korean restaurant in Raleigh that sources many products locally and wants to make repairs and upgrade fixtures.
- A Durham man who wants to make French-style hard ciders using NC apples.
- A farmer in Louisburg is looking to expand his grass-fed beef operation.
- A compost company in Yancey County wants to purchase a new truck for their business.
- A farmer in Cedar Grove wants to buy equipment and irrigation supplies.
- A new craft brewery in Asheboro is looking for start up funds.
- A cattle farmer in Anson County wants to expand his herd.
- The Asheville Food & Wine Festival is looking for funds to secure local ownership.
- A new business in Durham wants to set up delivery services for restaurants that specialize in sustainable foods.
- A company that makes donuts with all local ingredients in Charlotte.
Would you like to make a Slow Money loan? - We are always happy to see inquiries come in from interested potential lenders. That drives us to find more local food entrepreneurs with viable capital needs that we can all assist if possible. We are a largely volunteer effort, so please be patient if we do not respond to you immediately!
Thanks for being part of this historical Slow Money movement that is catalyzing the flow of local dollars to local food projects that benefits us all.
If you’d like more information about how to make or receive a loan, just let us know!