Info at http://www.slowmoneyalliance.org.
"Slow Money gets right to the heart of everything that's ailing our economy and corroding our culture. . . It offers a formula for a new kind of capitalism in which farmers' markets and stock markets both flourish.''
-Kerry Trueman, Huffington Post
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INAUGURAL NATIONAL GATHERING
FROM THE GROUND UP
SEPTEMBER 9-11, 2009
SANTA FE RAILYARD
Slow Money. It's a new economic vision. It's an emerging network of investors, donors, entrepreneurs, farmers, and activists committed to building local food systems and local economies. It's about the soil of the economy. It's the beginning of the "nurture capital" industry.
Come to Santa Fe. Meet thought leaders and change agents from around the country. Let's build new capital markets that support preservation and restoration. Let's fix America's economy... from the ground up.
Click here to view the preliminary program.
William Brinton, founder, Woods End Research Lab
Paolo di Croce, executive director, Slow Food International
Anthony Flaccavento, exevutive director, Appalachian Sustainable Development
Joan Gussow, author, This Organic Life
Peter Kinder, President, KLD Research and Analytics
Fred Kirschenmann, director, Leopold Center
Kristin Martinez, entrepreneur in residence, New Mexico Community Capital
Kathleen Merrigan, deputy secretary, USDA (invited)
David Orr, professor, Oberlin College
Simran Sethi, founding host, Sundance Channel's The Green
George Siemon, ceo, Organic Valley
Greg Steltenpohl, founder, Odwalla
Woody Tasch, chairman and president, Slow Money
Judy Wicks, founder, White Dog Cafe
Event Highlights Include:
Music by Eliza Gilkyson and Robert Mirabal
Screening of "Food Fight" and "Dirt The Movie"
A Friday night farm table feast
Presenting Entrepreneurs: Local Burger, Straus Family Creamery, SPUD!, Terrain, Davenport Producers, La Montanita Co-op, Milk Thistle Farm, New Soil Security, Peak Spirits, Vermont Smoke and Cure, FoodHub, Indigenous Designs, Mary's Gone Crackers, Nest Collective, Sky Vegetables, National Cooperative Grocers Association, Let's Be Frank, Lotus Foods, and others to be announced.
Partnering Organizations: Green Money Journal, Edible Santa Fe, La Montanita Coop, Bioneers, Santa Fe Alliance, 1% for the Planet, Blue Moon Fund, Organic Valley, RSF Social Finance, Slow Food, McCune Charitable Foundation,
Edible Communities Publications, BALLE, Ethical Markets Media, Capulin Cooperative Alliance, Haymarket Peoples Fund,
The Organic Center, Crop to Cuisine
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