The Future of Local Food – and Money

You know it’s a good idea to buy local – and you love the feeling of supporting local businesses. But can localized economies be viable?

Find out what will it take for us as a culture, as a country, and as communities to make local economics, and especially local food production, possible.

Teleconference call complete – April 27th

Recording of the call available!

with Woody Tasch of Slow Money and

Brook Le Van of Sustainable Settings

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Explore the ideas and the real life examples that are working! In 2010, Utne Reader named Woody Tasch one of “25 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World.” He is the chairman of Investors’ Circle, a nonprofit network of angel investors, venture capitalists, foundations, and family offices that, since 1992, has facilitated the flow of $130 million to 200+ early-stage companies and venture funds dedicated to sustainability.

Brook and Rose Le Van established Sustainable Settings  as a nonprofit in 2001. The   Thompson Creek Ranch, 45 miles downvalley from Aspen, Colorado, was purchased through a philanthropic contribution to become the organization’s demonstration project. Sustainable Settings models many disciplines to create a working whole systems approach to sustainability.

Sopris Mountain, Carbonbdale, CO

 

The recording of the call is only $5 (to cover a donation to Slow Money and organizing/recording the call.)

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Thanks for exploring the exciting potential of local food and local economies!

Gwen