Slow Food needs Slow Money to Grow, says Woody Tasch

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A New York Times article by Kathryn Shattuck says a key ingredient in keeping the Slow Food movement going is investment capital.


An attempt at this is just what is happening in the Boulder Theater this week, where some 650 business people and potential investors are meeting to exchange views. “As venture capitalists increasingly bet on food start-ups, Slow Money, a nonprofit that catalyzes the flow of capital to small and local food enterprises, supports what Mr. Tasch called the heroic grunts: the food producers and their fiduciary counterparts, or “food-ish-iaries,” committed to healing and investing in a broken system, either through manpower or money.”

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