Recap: Food Impact Investing for Philanthropy

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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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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Video: Jul 22nd NYC Regional Food Hub briefing

Below is a recording from a CFF-sponsored briefing that took place in July, 2015, called Building Our Regional Food Economy: Creating a Regional Food Hub in NYC.  Only the slides and audio were recorded, so you will not see the live video of people in the room. 

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NYC Regional Food Hub Briefing, 7/22

Join us for a funder briefing with GrowNYC to learn about the proposed development of a Greenmarket Regional Food Hub in the Bronx. This large-scale facility will provide a home for Greenmarket Co., space for an expanded wholesale farmers market, a light food processing center to prepare local produce for wholesale, and other infrastructure to support local food businesses.

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Past CFF Events

A list of past events sponsored Community Food Funders

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Local Economies Project of the New World Foundation

The Local Economies Project of the New World Foundation supports vibrant, interconnected communities that are powered by the people who live there. We see food and farming as a cornerstone of every region, so our major initiatives revolve around food hubs (infrastructure and marketing), farm hubs (farmer training and services),

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Surdna Foundation

The Surdna Foundation seeks to foster sustainable communities in the United States — communities guided by principles of social justice and distinguished by healthy environments, strong local economies, and thriving cultures. The Sustainable Environments Program supports efforts to restore regional aggregation and distribution of food that will strengthen urban and rural connections and provide environmental,

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2011 – 2013 Events

A list of events sponsored by Community Food Funders prior to 2014.

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