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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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Category Archives: Slow Food
“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
Slow Money NC Visits Elon.
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
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