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Tickets on Sale Now! Greetings! We’re proud to announce that our website has officially launched for Food and Enterprise 2015! CLICK HERE to find out more about our bigger and better event at Industry City this coming February! Be sure to get your tickets soon before they sell out! After two years of sold-out programming as […]

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Three Two fabulous events on Monday, December 15, 2014: Anatomy of a Sale Workshop -12:30 – 2:00 pm Buy Tickets Foodstand Spotlight – 6:00pm to 8:00 pm Buy Tickets. EVENT LOCATIONS HAVE CHANGED – SEE BELOW NOTE: Slow Food Show cancelled and postponed TBD in 2015. Anatomy of a Sale Workshop 12:30 – 2:00 p.m:  Slow Money NYC […]

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Slow Money National Gathering Notes
November 20, 2014

Slow Money NYC was well-represented at the recent Slow Money National Gathering in Louisville, KY from November 10-12, 2014, helping to extend the reach of our network. Advisory Board Members Derek Denckla and Claude Arpels along with Amanda Fuller, a member of Foodshed Investor NY, were invited to attend the first-ever Master Class for leaders […]

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including the launch of the International Alliance for Localization (IAL) 10am to 6pm (doors open at 9:15 am) November 8, 2014 The Great Hall, The Cooper Union New York, New York Climate chaos, world conflict, species extinction, income inequality, financial insecurity… All our most pressing crises are connected. And they have their roots in an […]

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Join us to discuss the on-going challenges faced by young farmers trying to access capital.  Hosted by Impact Hub! Tuesday, October 14, 2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Impact Hub New York 394 Broadway, New York, NY (edit map)  Note: Posters in Lobby will direct you to the correct floor and location.  Buy Tickets on Meetup […]

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NATIONAL GATHERING – LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY Slow Money NYC started with a few of us locals straggling up to Vermont in 2010 for the National Gathering.  We did not know what to expect.  And we found like-minded people searching for solutions to the problems of the food system and the finance system. About twenty of us coming […]

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Brooklyn Navy Yard’s New Food Community
August 27, 2014

The 300+ acre Brooklyn Navy Yard is mostly known for its military past. But over the last 15 years, the yard has reinvented itself as a host for new and innovative companies, including agricultural and culinary endeavors. Such companies include Brooklyn Grange (urban farming) and Kings County Distillery (you know what that means). Most recently, […]

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Several years ago, Blue Marble Ice Cream opened its first retail store in the Boerum Hill section of Brooklyn, near to the home of Derek Denckla, founder and director of Foodshed Investors NY, an angel investors network dedicated to placing funds aligned with Slow Money Principles. At the time, Denckla had small children who screamed […]

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Crowdfunding online — with sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo — has proven to be a significant and potent source of seed capital for small, local, sustainable food and farm businesses. For instance, last Summer 2013, Slow Money NYC was proud to work with Cayuga Pure Organics to raise over $87,000 on Indiegogo Campaign to help […]