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Why Slow Money?

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by Woody Tasch, founder of Slow Money

Some Thoughts on Fiduciary Responsibility, Mutually Assured Destruction and Small, Diversified Organic Farms

Since the slow money movement’s first low interest loan to a local organic farm in 2010, more than $80 million has flowed to over 800 small farms and local food businesses, via volunteer-led groups in a few dozen communities. Events of the last few years have emphatically accentuated our shared concerns.

Steps to Shrink Our Footprint

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Each of us leaves a carbon footprint on the planet…and yours is probably larger and more destructive than you think. By making small, simple changes to our daily habits, we can tread more lightly and help build a more sustainable future. Here are four ways to start a lower-carbon lifestyle today.

1. Cook smartly

The way you cook plays an important part in reducing carbon emissions. Induction cookers, microwaves, and slow cookers are more energy-efficient than traditional ovens, reducing the size of your energy bills as well as your carbon footprint.

Tanimura & Antle and Green City Growers Announce New Partnership & Acquisition

Furthering their joint commitment to providing communities with education and engagement with healthy, fresh produce
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SALINAS, Calif., March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Employee owned grower-shipper, Tanimura & Antle and Boston, Massachusetts based, Green City Growers announced today Tanimura & Antle’s investment as the majority shareholder and new partner of Green City Growers.  The merger of the two companies is based on a common commitment and passion to provide communities, organizations and individuals with a hands-on educational experience to increase awareness, build engagement and provide education about where food comes from.  By providing a path to e

Loving Our Neighbor in a Time of Crisis: Stewardship Investing in all communities

Bringing a lens of Faith to the reality of low-to-moderate income communities during these challenging times
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by Stella Tai, Manager of Stewardship Investing Impact and Analysis for Praxis Mutual Funds and Everence Financial 

Getting Our Hands Dirty: What's Next in Sustainable Agriculture

Why Investing in Sustainable Agriculture is Vital to our Health and our Wealth
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Welcome to the new "Investing in Sustainable Agriculture” issue of the award-winning GreenMoney Journal. The issue feature numerous insightful articles on the current state of and the future of Agriculture. The four top articles are:

• Organic Economics In A World of Industrial Agriculture: Applying the Power of Nature 
by Harn Soper, founder of Sustainable Farm Partners

• Sustainability Through the Kitchen Window of a Coffee Farmer 
by Kenneth Lander, chief sustainability officer and co-founder of Thrive Farmers

The James M. Cox Foundation Announces $1 Million Grant to Atlanta Community Food Bank

Grant establishes Food Well Alliance to expand local food movement
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January 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The James M. Cox Foundation announced today a $1,090,000 grant to the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) to establish and incubate Food Well Alliance. The new organization will expand access to locally-grown food and connect stakeholders with common goals to build healthier, sustainable communities.

Inside the Fast Growing World of Slow Money

Founder Woody Tasch updates us & introduces the Beetcoin
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By Woody Tasch, chairman & founder of Slow Money

Welcome to Fiberlines

Domtar launches corporate blog
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Tips and tools for using one of our many, everyday, fiber-based products; snapshots of our people and host communities; the latest on industry innovation; opinion on sustainability trends...Fiberlines is about alot of things but but first and foremost it's about dialogue. It's platform that we want our readers to engage in directly and help shape going forward, to make it a space where we exchange ideas and learn from each other. Wth that, we invite you to drop us a line…a Fiberline!

2013 Quivira Conference: “Inspiring Adaptation”

NOVEMBER 13 - 15, 2013, Albuquerque, New Mexico
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ALBUQUERQUE, NM., September 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Quivira Coalition presents its 2013 Quivira Conference: “Inspiring Adaptation” taking place Wednesday – Friday, November 13 - 15, 2013 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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