Slow Money: Pairing Investors With Food Businesses


Written by: Tom Banse
December 14, 2010


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PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. -- Forget Wall Street. One way some well-off Northwesterners avoided steep losses in the stock market in recent years was by making unusual alternative investments: in small farms and food businesses. These “angel investors” are organizing loose networks to match their money with cash-hungry local producers. Think of it as slow-food meets slow money.

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