On October 5th, the Finance and Investment Working Group of CFF partnered with Slow Money NYC to host a meeting titled Food Impact Investing for Philanthropy. The following is a recap and video recording of that meeting.
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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.
Today, we face an unprecedented inflection of farmland ownership, with 70% of farmland owned by those 65 and older. An estimated 400 million acres will change hands in the next 20 years. Join us for a funder briefing on the issue November 21, 2014, at Surdna Foundation
By the spring of 2013, our regional food system had been tested to its max with historic storms the previous two years. Hurricane Irene in 2011 devastated countless acres and farms in the Hudson Valley and surrounding areas, damaging crops...