Do you have capital to invest? Five funds-seeking organizations involved in food and agriculture will describe their activities at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills, NY, on Sunday, April 22, 2012. The program will be conducted from 3 to 5 p.m. by The Slow Money Alliance of New York City.
The talks are intended for entrepreneurs, investment clubs and individuals seeking investment opportunities or participation in start-ups.
Slow Money executives Derek Denckla and Brian Kaminer will introduce representatives from the following new businesses:
- Brooklyn Grange, operators of a rooftop business (from two New York City buildings)
- First Field Ketchup, a New Jersey organic farm
- Farm to Table CoPackers, a small-batch food processing facility for small farms and local artisans in the Hudson Valley
- Window Farms, manufacturer of a DIY kit for home-grown food
- New York Mouth, an online store representing local food providers.
During the program, Eliot Coleman, a director of Slow Money, will describe opportunities for partners or interested parties to create their own ventures based on his organization's open source farm technology called Slow Tools.
Woody Tasch, the author of Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money and Eliot Coleman, an author and farmer from Four Season Farm in Maine will also participate.
The Slow Money Alliance said it has raised more than $16 million from investors over the past 18 months for 96 small food enterprises.
The registration fee for the April 22 program is $75.
Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture is located at 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills, NY. 914-366 6200. Fax: 914 366 7905. email: email@example.com.