Learn how Slow Money supports local food

July 6, 2010 at 10:52 am 1 comment

By Carol Peppe Hewitt

The Abundance Foundation in Pittsboro has launched a Slow Money Project that has already raised $29,500 from local folks and given low-interest loans to two local food enterprises. If you would like to get involved as an investor or borrower, or if you would just like to learn how this works, come to a meeting on Monday July 12 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Chatham Mills (420 Hillsboro Street) in Pittsboro.

The objective of the Slow Money Project is to match people who wish to invest in improving the resilience of our community by enhancing our local food shed with borrowers who have compelling projects that can accomplish that goal.

Light refreshments will be provided, and you are welcome to BYOB from Chatham Markeplace.

Learn more about the Slow Money Project and the local food enterprises that have already benefited from it: http://theabundancefoundation.org/slow-money

Please feel free to pass this invitation along to friends, family and anyone else you care about who might benefit from this project; as in anyone who eats food.

Let’s start planting our local money in our local food shed.

Entry filed under: Carol Peppe Hewitt, Events, Local Investing, Slow Money, Sustainable Farming, Sustainable Food.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. Ana Walle  |  July 15, 2010 at 7:51 am

    thanks looking forward to learning more


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