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Slow Money Alliance National Gathering Sept 10-11, 2009

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

INAUGURAL NATIONAL GATHERING

FROM THE GROUND UP

September 10-11, 2009

Santa Fe Railyard

Slow Money.  It’s a new economic vision.  It’s an emerging network of investors, donors, farmers, and activists committed to building local food economies.  It’s about the soil of the economy.  It’s the beginning of the ”nurture capital” industry.
Come to Sante Fe.  Meet thought leaders and change agents from around the country.  Let’s build new capital markets that support preservation and restoration.  Let’s fix America’s economyfrom the ground up.

Speakers:

Eric Becker, vice president Trillium Asset Management
William Brinton, founder, Woods End Research
Paulo di Croce, executive director, Slow Food International
Anthony Flaccavento, executive director, Appalachian Sustainable Development
Joan Gussow, author, This Organic Life
Peter Kinder, ceo, LKD Research and Analytics
Fred Kirschenmann, distinguished fellow, Leopold Center
Kristen Martinez, entrepreneur in residence, New Mexico Community Capital
Mardi Mellon, director of food and environment program, Union of Concerned Scientists
Tom Miller, former head of program related investing, Ford Foundation
David Orr, professor, Oberlin College
Simran Sethi, associate professor of journalism, University of Kansas
George Siemon, ceo, Organic Valley
Greg Steltenpohl, founder, Odwalla
Woody Tasch, chairman and president, Slow Money
Judi Wicks, founder, White Dog Café
Ann Wright, Deputy Secretary, USDA

Event Highlights Include:

Music by Eliza Gilkyson and Robert Mirabal
Screening of “Food Fight” and ”Dirt The Movie”
A Friday night farm table feast
.

To Register:

complete Program & Speaker information, go to


www.slowmoneyalliance.org







or call (617) 566.2600


Accommodations:

Room blocks have been secured at the below hotels, which are close in proximity
to the gathering.  Please mention “Slow Money” when you call to book your room.


Hotel Santa Fe 505-982-1200
Room Rate: $149
One of Santa Fe’s well-known hotels

Sponsors:

Chelsea Green Publishing
McCune Charitable Foundation
Organic Valley
RSF Social Finance
Solidago Foundation
Stonyfield Farm

Partnering Organizations:

1% For the Planet
BALLE
Bioneers
Blue Moon Fund
Capulin Cooperative Alliance
Crop to Cuisine
Edible Communities Publications
Edible Santa Fe
Ethical Markets Media
Grace Communications
Haberman
Haymarket Peoples Fund
Investors’ Circle
Green Money Journal
La Montanita Coop
Santa Fe Alliance
The Organic Center

We look forward to seeing you.