This New Food Economy article details needs for funding local food businesses and the shift in mind sets required to make it happen. Sarah Smith of Grassland Farms, Iroquois Valley Farms and the Maine Harvest Credit Project are all featured in the story. Here’s a pertinent quote from author Amy Halloran: “Funding is about someone understanding someone else’s story deeply, and seeing the proposed risks as reasonable.” Here’s the link to the full article: http://newfoodeconomy.com/alternative-food-production-needs-fresh-bread/
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