Just a few days after we asked you to tell us about your favorite Slow Money business, the earthworms are off to the races. Over 100 new local food enterprises have been nominated this week, bringing us to a total of over 500 businesses in the running. From tiny CSAs to growing family farms, local-centric restaurants, retailers, wholesalers, niche organic brands and other fascinating businesses of every shape and size.
And now it’s up to you to help us pick a winner!
Click here to see the full list of nominated Slow Money businesses, click on vote for your favorites, or add more great ideas: http://bit.ly/smbiz-vote The contest is already a great success. Part of our goal was simply compiling a list of great businesses embodying our principles. To do that, we knew we needed YOUR knowledge of the local food systems.
And you have performed marvelously so far. Introducing us to new and exciting entrepreneurs, sharing popular favorites from around the country, and encouraging dozens of new entrepreneurs to jump in and say ‘Me too!’ Click here to see the results so far!
But as investors, shoppers and eaters of a new and more sensible kind of economy, we know it‘s not enough simply to find great businesses. We need to help them out with the investments and publicity they really need.
And that’s why we need you to come vote for your favorites. Remember, the top two businesses will each receive a full pass to the Slow Money 3rd National Gathering in San Francisco this October 12-14.
Plus, every business you vote for will be seen by more members of our national network of shoppers, investors and friends through this website.
So don’t delay! Click on over and help us identify and celebrate these small food enterprises that are preserving and restoring fertility.