Please join Slow Money NYC and Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture on April 22, 2012: Earth Day Entrepreneur Showcase: Slow Money and Local Investment Opportunities With Woody Tasch, Author of Inquiries into Nature of Slow Money, &
Eliot Coleman, Author & Farmer, Four Season Farm, Maine April 22, 2012 (Earth Day!) 3-5 pm Tickets $75. Limited quantity. http://bit.ly/EarthDa...
What better way to spend Earth Day than with a group of food entrepreneurs and investors who are working "to bring money down to earth"?
Please join us for a program featuring remarks by local Slow Money Leaders Chris Lindstrom, Derek Denckla and Brian Kaminer and presentations by six pioneering food entrepreneurs now seeking capital: - Brooklyn Grange: commercial rooftop farm in NYC acre; - First Field Ketchup: NJ organic farm with a line of value-added products; - Farm to Table Co-Packers: food processing facility for small farms; - Window Farms: manufacturing a DIY kit for home-grown food; and - New York Mouth: online source for local, indie food makers. - Eliot Coleman: Slow Tools: an opportunity for partners to create ventures based on his open source farm technology.
If you are a good food activist, an impact investor, a sustainable business entrepreneur, a foundation trustee or program officer, or an individual who is wondering whether there is life after fast money and fast food, this program presents a wonderful opportunity to participate in what Entrepreneur.com called "one of the top five trends in finance" and Rodale called "one of the top ten trends in organics."
The Slow Money Alliance now has 14 chapters, including one in New York. More than $16 million has been invested over the past 18 months in over 100 small food enterprises under the Slow Money banner, using a variety of new engagement strategies – investment clubs, investor networks, and entrepreneur showcases.
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Slow Money NYC: Earth Day Entrepreneur Showcase on Apr 22. Tickets now on sale! Join us for a two-hour program at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture. Hear from Woody Tasch and other Slow Money Leaders about plans to create investment channels for food & farm ventures. 6 pioneering food entrepreneurs now seeking capital will make brief presentations: Brooklyn Grange, rooftop farm in NYC; First Field Ketchup, organic farm making value-added products; Farm to Table CoPackers, local food processing facility; Window Farms, DIY kit for home-grown food; and New York Mouth, online store featuring local, indie food makers. Star Farmer Eliot Coleman will announce an opportunity for partners to create joint ventures based on his open source farm technology -- Slow Tools. Buy tickets now @ http://bit.ly/EarthDa...
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The Food+Tech Meetup is the community for the emerging food tech space. We are a group of innovators using technology to create a better future for food.
Our monthly Meetups bring entrepreneurs, investors, chefs, farmers, food artisans, analysts, journalists, advocates, hackers and makers of all kinds together to network and explore the future of the industry.
The Food+Tech Meetup is organized by Food+Tech Connect in partnership with Holley Atkinson and Elizabeth McVay Greene.
Food+Tech Connect is the platform for good food innovation. We help people launch, grow and transform good food businesses through our news and analysis, online business courses and hackathons.
Originally founded in 2010 by Elizabeth McVay Greene, and co-organized by Holley Atkinson and Danielle Gould, this group was born from the idea that technology can be used to improve the way we produce, distribute, interact with and