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- Osher Lifel"Moving Beyond Fear to Finance Our Farms" talk at Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, North Carolina State University October 27, 2017 at 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA The local food movement has gotten a lot of attention, but it cannot flourish in the face of a diminishing number of small, local farms. What can we do to reverse that trend, and support a regenerative sustainable farming economy? Slow Money NC and the SOIL NC fund have answers, but they require us to…
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Climate change is serious, but it doesn’t have to be grim. At least not in the ways we come together to cope with it. We know it’s real and it’s terrifying. But, no one is better at turning serious, scary, … Continue reading
“somehow, i never thought it would be so hard to loan money to strangers with no security and almost no return…”
When this email arrived I laughed out loud. Because the funniest jokes are about things that are true, or at least mostly true. Jeff, in his generosity, had approached me about finding a local farmer that might need capital. So … Continue reading
To the attendees at the Slow Money NC Spring 2017 Gathering… We are here to make sure there is asparagus in April, and tomatoes in summer, and broccoli in the fall. And oyster mushrooms growing magically all year round indoors. … Continue reading
Boulted Bread December 21, 2016/by Carol Peppe Hewitt Editor’s note: This article appears in the Winter 2016/17 issue of the national Slow Money Journal. When Sam Kirkpatrick and Fulton Forde got together to open their bakery, Boulted Bread, in downtown … Continue reading
Carol Peppe Hewitt is co-founder & principal matchmaker of Slow Money NC, author of Financing Our Foodshed: Growing Local Food with Slow Money, and she writes these occasional blog entries. They tell of her adventures catalyzing peer-to-peer loans, and of … Continue reading
A while back I had the good fortune to talk with Frank Stasio, host of the NPR show, The State of Things. Frank is a thoughtful interviewer, and a fan of Slow Money. He was also instrumental in the opening … Continue reading
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