Slow Money Gathering: Investing as if Food, Farms and Fertility Mattered

By Chelsea Green

The 3rd Slow Money National Gathering – is taking place in San Francisco, CA on October 12-14, and Chelsea Green Publishing is a proud sponsor of this important event.

Slow Money is the national network that was sparked by Chelsea Green author and board member Woody Tasch and his book Inquiries into the Nature of Slow MoneyInvesting as if Food, Farms and Fertility Mattered

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Since we published that book in 2008, over 15,000 people have signed the Slow Money Principles, 2,000  have joined the Slow Money Alliance, and more than 1,000 have attended the first two Slow Money national gatherings, investing $4.25 million in 16 small food enterprises that presented at these events.

To celebrate the Slow Money Gathering, we’re placing our “slow money” themed books on sale 25% off until August 29th – see below for more information.

Woody Tasch presents an essential new strategy for investing in local food systems, a vision for investing that puts soil fertility into return-on-investment calculations and serves people and place as much at it serves industry sectors and markets.

Is it a movement or is it an investment strategy? Yes.

Slow Money Gathering Book Sale — Now 25% OFF

THOMAS H. GRECO, JR.

The End of Money and the Future of Civilization

Provides the necessary understanding to implement approaches toward monetary liberation, by building economies that are sustainable, democratic, and insulated from the financial crises that plague the dominant monetary system.

“Maybe you’ve noticed a slight bit of turmoil in our national and global financial system? This book cuts to the very core of the trouble–and points toward several pathways that might allow us to slowly climb out of the pit into which we’ve stumbled.”  ~Bill McKibben, author of Deep Economy

JOAN DYE GUSSOW
Founding member of the Slow Money Alliance

This Organic Life:  Confessions of an Urban Homesteader

The gutsy instigator of the nation’s food fight, Gussow thinks deeply and eloquently about food, and asserts that locally grown food eaten in season makes sense economically, ecologically, and gastronomically.

Read the incomparable book from the acclaimed nutrition educator who teaches us the ways she discovered how to nourish herself, literally and spiritually, from her own backyard.

ELIOT COLEMAN
Founding member of the Slow Money Alliance

The Winter Harvest Handbook

The definitive guide to year-round harvests of fresh, organic produce-with little or no energy inputs.

“If we are going to create a good, clean, fair food system, we’ve got to learn how to grow affordable, local food year-round and make a living at it. Eliot Coleman knows more about this than anyone I’ve met.” -Josh Viertel, President, Slow Food USA

“I have been a devotee of Eliot’s for years, fully agreeing with his methods for growing in winter, spring, summer, and fall, tasty, nutritious produce with a minimum consumption of fossil fuels. Congratulations on another volume of useful, practical, sensible, and enlightening information for the home gardener.” -Martha Stewart

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