Slow Money is an NGO formed in 2009 by Woody Tasch, author of the book Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered ( Chelsea Green, 2008). Slow Money catalyzes the flow of capital to small food enterprises, organic farms and local food systems. In just three years, Slow Money has moved $24 million into small food businesses around the country, including farms, creameries, grain mills, niche organic brands, local processing, distribution and seed companies, and restaurants. Trend spotters cite Slow Money as a solution to manage the interrelated issues of economic crisis, sustainability, food sourcing and cultural renewal. Slow Money builds networks, hosts in-person and online events, publishes, and incubates strategies and structures for funding. To date in the United States, there are 16 local chapters and six active local investment clubs, with one chapter in France, and more in formation, including in Australia and South America.
Contact: Jean Weiss, Slow Moneytel 303.246.7509, firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE Slow Money