• Slow Money Vermont to launch in September
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     | August 27,2014
     

    MONTPELIER — The state’s first Slow Money Network is being launched Sept. 16, according to a news announcement.

    National Slow Money movement founder Woody Tasch, Cheryl Devos of Kimball Brook Farm Organic Milk, and the leaders of the new Slow Money Vermont movement will trumpet the launch Sept. 16. According to the news release, the Slow Money Vermont movement will give local food entrepreneurs and investors in Vermont a new way to connect to the state’s sustainable food economy.

    “Slow Money Vermont is an emerging network that aims to inform, inspire and connect investors, philanthropists, individuals and businesses interested in building a sustainable local and regional food system and to catalyze new investment opportunities in people, businesses and communities that contribute to a sustainable food economy,” the release said.

    The Sept. 16 launch event will be in the chapel at Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    Light refreshments will be served by local food businesses, and there will be a cash bar. Pre-registration is requested to help plan the food for the event. Contact Caitlin Jenness of Slow Money Vermont at ckjenness@gmail.com or 603-620-3713.

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