Slow Money Conference Offers Early Registration Discount

Eat Local, Think Global: The Fourth Slow Money National Gathering will convene April 29 and 30, 2013, in Boulder, Colo., with an eat local movement star-studded speakers lineup.
Press Release from Slow Money
December 17, 2012
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The first 100 people to register by Dec. 31, 2012 will receive an early bird discount price.
Slow Money, Boulder, Colo.


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The following press release was provided on Dec. 6, 2012, bySlow Money.

We are pleased to open early bird registration for the Fourth Slow Money National Gathering in Boulder, Colo., April 29 through 30, 2013. We are underwriting a limited number of discount tickets for the first folks to sign up this year.

Our national gathering brings together entrepreneurs, investors, thought leaders and just plain regular folks who want to know where their food comes from and where their money goes – all working together to bring money back down to earth.

Over the past two and half years, more than $21 million has been invested in 180 small food enterprises, and 17 local chapters (including one in France) have been formed. In six communities, Slow Money investment clubs have begun creating new venues for scores of individual investors to collaborate with one another in providing capital to local food enterprises.

Slow Money's national gathering plays a critical role in this process, bringing folks together to cross-pollinate across regions, deepen our shared vision and otherwise impel forward the work that connects us. One of the highlights of these gatherings is the Entrepreneur Showcase, featuring funding presentations from dozens of leading food entrepreneurs from around the country. The 4th National Gathering is limited to 850 attendees.

Boulder is the home of Slow Money's national office, as well as many organic food companies. We're meeting downtown, enjoying the ambiance of the Boulder Theater, Rembrandt Yard, the Boulderado Hotel and Boulder's fine restaurants, many of which are committed to local and organic sourcing. The first 100 tickets sold by December 31 are offered at a discount.

Speakers include:

Wes Jackson, MacArthur Fellow and founder of The Land Institute

Winona LaDuke, Renowned activist and Executive Director of Honor the Earth

Don Shaffer, President and CEO of RSF Social Finance

Jim Gerritsen, President of the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association

Joan Gussow, Former Chair of the Nutrition Education Program at Teachers College, Columbia University; Author of This Organic Life; and someone who Michael Pollan has referred to as "my guru."

Gary Nabhan, MacArthur Fellow and prolific author, often called "the father of the local food movement."

So please mark your calendar, reserve your badge and make your plans to be part of the Slow Money movement!

“Slow Money is one of the few things that gives me hope. I’ve been involved in many movements over the years. I can’t tell you how happy I am to be a part of this one. It has a chance to make a real difference.”  

– Michael Kanter, Owner, Cambridge Naturals

“It brings tears to my eyes.”  

– Jim Baird, Baird Orchards

“We need Slow Money... fast.”  

– Mardi Mellon, Union of Concerned Scientists

Learn more and register today for the Slow Money National Gathering.


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