Topics Under Tag: "Local Farms Fund"

You’re an Investor in Food, Whether You Know it or Not

Brian Kaminer | April 4, 2016

“Everyone is an investor in food.” That’s the motto of Slow Money NYC, and it has rung true for me from the first time I heard it. As I started learning how interconnected everything is in life, the principles of Slow Money (a national organization that has inspired local groups like Slow Money NYC as well as […]

A New Fund Helps Beginning Farmers Secure Land of Their Own

Nicole Reed | October 25, 2015

Like most young farmers today, Tim Biello learned to farm through working other people’s land. It was at one of those farms, Essex Farm, a sustainable operation in New York powered by solar panels and draft horses, that he fell in love with farming with horses. “I feel much more connected to farming land with […]