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Who writes these posts?

Carol Peppe Hewitt is the co-founder and principal matchmaker of Slow Money NC – and author of Financing Our Foodshed: Growing Local Food with Slow Money. She writes these occasional blog entries. They tell of her adventures catalyzing peer-to-peer loans, … Continue reading

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An interview with Frank Stasio

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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Slow Money NC Visits Elon

Slow Money NC Visits Elon.

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Running On Local and Relentless Touring

Our Southeast four-day tour of “Running On Local” launched at the Virginia Key GrassRoots Festival of Music and Dance,  just over the bridge from South Miami to Key Biscayne, on February 22th, 2013. On Saturday and Sunday afternoon we held … Continue reading

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Running On Local – Success Stories for a New Paradigm

by Carol Peppe Hewitt We rode the wave of progress and by the end of the 20th century our stores had filled up with ‘stuff’ from all over the world – as had our kitchen cabinets, and our bodies. Tangerines … Continue reading

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Solar Sheep Farming

Solar farms are cropping up all over NC, in fact, all across the globe. And while they are an excellent idea – harvesting energy from the sun – they create an interesting conundrum. If they are built in a typical … Continue reading

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Summer Pots & Pizza Party – The Afterglow

July 28th     11:30 pm I have to say that was an incredible party. For days people have been asking me, “How many tickets have you sold? How many people do you think are coming?” And I would venture a guess. “Last time I … Continue reading

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