Category Archives: Investing

Slow Money Boston Grows a Fresh Crop of Entrepreneurs

What do food trucks, a mobile healthy market, a pedal-powered tractor, a zero waste recycling and composting coop, and an oil, feed, and biodiesel company in Vermont have in common? They all presented their business plans at the sixth Slow Money … Continue reading

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Buying Local: Much More Than Local Food

The benefits of buying local go far beyond buying healthy, delicious food from local farmers and producers. According to the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, multiple studies show that the economic impact of spending money at locally-owned businesses contributes much more … Continue reading

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How to Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

High-tech and medical device companies aren’t the only start-ups sprouting in the Boston area, hungry for capital to grow their businesses. Six exciting, innovative food-related businesses and nonprofits presented their concepts at a recent Slow Money Entrepreneurial Showcase in Cambridge, … Continue reading

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