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Food Impact Investing for Philanthropy, 10/5

Community Food Funders and Slow Money NYC are collaborating to host a meeting on impact investing in the food space. What is impact investing, and how can philanthropic organizations participate? Who is already doing food investing in our region, and what types of entities are seeking these funds? Come hear from experts in the field as well as case studies from two of your colleagues who have recently made their first program related investment in food systems work.

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Spring 2015 Resources & Announcements

A collection of resources and announcements from April to June, 2015

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Monthly Newsletter Archive

Each month, CFF compiles a newsletter with news, articles, reports, and events for funders in our region interested in an equitable and sustainable food system.  As an archive, the Resources section in each newsletter may be the most useful to browse through, in addition to News

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Fall 2014 Resources & Announcements

A collection of resources and announcements from September to December, 2014

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Food System Focus Areas

A “food system” includes all activities involving the production, processing, distribution, purchase, consumption, and disposal of food.  Due to the vast network of people, places, and entities involved, a food system is intricately linked to many (if not all) other systems and institutions in a society.  For more reading, please visit this page from CFF member GRACE Communications Foundation.

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Previous Newsletter Archive

Prior to the launch of Community Food Funders’ new website in October 2014, CFF’s monthly newsletter had a different look and feel to it.  Below you can find the full archive of every curated  ‘newslink’ sent out over the first few years of the CFF project.  Each newslink is full of food funding resources and literature,

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How the Local Food Economy is Challenging Big Food

In her article, How the Local Food Economy is Challenging Big Food, published in the Next City Forefront series, Tracie McMillan discusses the challenges faced by small scale farmers and food businesses in the US today. Following the story of a small farm in Michigan,

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