A Call to Farms

Woody Tasch


Can enough of us steer, with requisite intention, in the direction of health and peace? Impelled by the war in Ukraine, this short volume explores the deep connections between food, nonviolence and new economic thinking. It has been called “a treasure of insight and inspiration” and “a recipe for cultural healing.”

About Woody Tasch

Woody Tasch is the author of Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered (Chelsea Green), SOIL: Notes Towards the Theory and Practice of Nurture Capital (Slow Money Institute), and AHA!: Fake Trillions, Real Billions, Beetcoin and the Great American Do-Over (Slow Money Institute). Tasch is former chairman of Investors’ Circle, a nonprofit angel network that has facilitated more than $200 million of investments in over 300 early-stage, sustainability-promoting companies. As treasurer of the Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation in the 1990s, he was a pioneer of mission-related investing. He was founding chairman of the Community Development Venture Capital Alliance. Utne Reader named him “One Of 25 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World.”


Carlo Petrini

Carlo Petrini, Founder, Slow Food

Moving reflections for this complex age.

Leslie Christian

Leslie Christian, NorthStar Asset Management

The social and environmental crises of our times call for radically new economic vision. Who knew that poetry could seed it? Now we know.

Narendra Varma

Narendra Varma, Our Table Cooperative

A recipe for cultural healing.

Winona LaDuke

Winona LaDuke, Honor the Earth

The future will be made by the hands of farmers, visionaries and those who put their prayers in Mother Earth. That’s the story we are unfolding.