Venture Capitalist Argues for "Slow Money"

woody tasch 779976Woody Tasch, venture capitalist and author of Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered talked to Plenty Magazine about his vision for a new economy, one in which capital is steered in support of local food systems. What exactly does that mean and what are the implications?

"It is a movement trying to build social capital in a region and a vision of what that can be, and then bringing in financial capital. So we are trying to do things in a different way by bringing in social capital before we bring in financial capital," Tasch says.

To learn more, read the entire interview here.

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