Category Archives: Sustainable Agriculture

“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

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Slow Money for a mill, a bakery and then – more mills!

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

Posted in financing our foodshed, Slow Food, Slow Money NC updates, Slow Money Stories, Sustainable Agriculture, sustainable grains

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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Slow Money NC gets LinkedIn

I have never knew quite what to do about LinkedIn. In fact I had to resort to Google to be sure how to spell it. (turns out there are a variety of ways…) But for months/years? I have been getting … Continue reading

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