Grow Riverside 2017 Report

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Slow Money SoCal was proud to be a sponsor at  Grow Riverside 2017 this past March.  Our very own Michelle Greenwood, SMSC leadership board and LINC-OC founder, was an guest speaker on microloans. The 4th Grow Riverside Conference featured MacArthur fellow and noted urban farmer Will Allen as keynote speaker. Breakout sessions covered growing specialty […]

Is it Okay to Eat Fish?

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Is it Okay to Eat Fish? By, Jessica Beth Levine “Do you want to go out for sushi tonight?” My friend asked. “Of course I do,” I think. Raw fish is one of my favorite foods, paired with seaweed salad and some sake—mmmmmm. But lately, it’s harder to accept the invitation for sushi. The news is […]

Food Waste in the Spotlight

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By, Jessica Beth Levine A 2012 study by the NRDC estimates that a staggering 40% of food in the US goes to waste. Simultaneously, millions of households around the country are food-insecure. If these numbers feel outrageous to you, you’re not alone. Food waste has been a topic of moderate interest in the US for […]

Calling all Investors, That’s You!

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Calling all investors..that’s you!  Meet Heather McLeod and her business, Three Pug Bakery.  Endorsed by the Slow Money-minded Local Investment Networking Club,  Heather is crowd-sourcing her Kiva Zip loan of $5,000 for the marketing and web support to take her Three Pug Bakery to the next level.  With 31 days left in her campaign, you can become an […]

Get Invested! Help Zatik™ reach their goal.

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Slow Invest for as little as $5! Meet Zatik & their LINC-L.A. backed Kiva Zip campaign.  Like the idea of local investing? Like the idea of getting involved with your community, your neighborhood – the idea of putting your money where your mouth is? LINC-L.A.’s  latest “Micro/Introductory Loan” opportunity may be your first step! Slow Money SoCal and LINC […]

Welcome Slow Money SoCal Riverside!

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It’s official…Slow Money SoCal Riverside! Slow Money SoCal Riverside County is off to a great start after our meet and greet over food and cocktails at The Salted Pig in downtown Riverside last night.  We had a wonderful group of 35 people from the community, including Mayor, Rusty Bailey!  Slow Money So Cal Exec. Dir., Brent Collins,  delivered an […]

Another Great San Diego Gathering!

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  Thank you Stone Brewing Company for supporting another incredible Slow Money SoCal evening of networking for a stronger food system.   The heat let up as the sun went down in the beautiful outdoor courtyard at Stone World Bistro and Gardens  where San Diego entrepreneurs, business leaders, and community came out support  local food and finance. Thank you Eric Larson, […]

San Diego’s Sell Out Gathering!

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We sold out! 200 plus gathered at our  Slow Money SoCal San Diego Gathering on January 15th to Learn, Network, and Connect at the center of San Diego’s local food and local finance movement. The courtyard at Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens was packed with great connections, new and old, and surrounded by some of San Diego’s […]

Slow Money SD gathering with Stone Brewing Co

San Diego Gathering with Stone Brewing Co.!

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Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens To Host Slow Money SoCal’s Biggest Gathering Yet! Get Your Ticket Now. LEARN  | NETWORK  | CONNECT Raffle, Network, Nibbling, and Beer! Local Food Entrepreneur Showcase Keynote Speaker: Stone Brewing Company Presentations: Happy Pantry & Montando Farms Panel Discussion: “Accessing Conscious Capital” FIRST 50 PRE-REGISTERED GUESTS TO ARRIVE RECEIVE FREE BEER […]