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Financial Activism and RSF’s Integrated Capital Institute

Here’s another perspective on shifting thought and action related to integrated capital in a new economy, from RSF Social Finance. Enjoy! Enrique: What is the Integrated Capital Institute, and who is it for? Akaya: It’s for financial activists who want … Continue reading

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Henry P. Kendall Foundation commits $6 million to increase local & regional food on college campuses

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By Chellie Pingree: | Commentary, Farm Bill, FARMING, FOOD + POLICY, Food Policy

I’ve always been optimistic about the farm bill. I felt very fortunate to work on the last farm bill with colleagues on both sides of the aisle, supporting programs that I believe make a difference. As legislation goes, the farm … Continue reading

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NPR: A Grass-Roots Movement For Healthy Soil Spreads Among Farmers

In American farm country, a grass-roots movement is spreading, a movement to keep more roots in the soil. (Not just grass roots, of course; roots of all kinds.) Its goal: Promoting healthy soil that’s full of life. I met three … Continue reading

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Maine Biz – As Maine agriculture evolves, farm financers aim to keep up

To launch Bumbleroot Organic Farm, the four founders pooled funds to buy a tractor and things like vegetable and flower seed, setting up a modest operation on a 1.5-acre site leased in Buxton. Bolstered by income from a community-supported agriculture … Continue reading

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Green Money – April Issue – Women and Investing

Lots of great articles about women and investing in the April ejournal of “Green Money.”  Read full issue here.

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Maine Grains Wins Governors Award!!

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Enjoy this piece, featuring Oran Hesterman, one of our food system partners and a former keynote presenter at our SMM daylong events!

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Monthly Update from the Presidents of Equal Exchange

Action Forum Members, Greetings from Massachusetts on a gray and rainy/snowy March day. I wanted to share a couple of high level observations on what is going on for Equal Exchange and why the citizen-consumer initiative we are building is … Continue reading

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Marco Vangelisti — Essential Knowledge for Transition – Newsletter

The mission of Essential Knowledge for Transition is primarily to help caring individuals and owners of capital move towards ethical finance and enlist their investment capital in the task of building the better world they long for. Read full newsletter … Continue reading

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