9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Slowing Our Money Down: The Why
Woody Tasch, Chairman and Founder, Slow Money Institute
Elizabeth Candelario, Co-Director, Demeter USA
Don Shaffer, President & CEO, RSF Social Finance
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Slowing Our Money Down: The How
Marco Vangelisti, private investor and Co-leader, Slow Money Northern California
Carol Peppe Hewitt, Leader, Slow Money North Carolina
Nancy Thellman, Co-leader, Slow Money Northeast Kansas and County Commissioner, Douglas County, Kansas
11:00 – 11:15 a.m.
11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Slow Money Colorado: What does success look like in this region?
Tom Abood, Founder, Local Matters Investment Club in Denver
Eden Vardy, Executive Director at Aspen TREE and running 2Forks Club in Carbondale
Brook LeVan, Sustainable Settings (Carbondale, CO)
12:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Remarks: Don Shaffer, President & CEO, RSF Social Finance
2:00 – 2:45 p.m.
Small Group Discussions: Talk with local food entrepreneurs about their projects and the local food system featuring:
Local Food Shift Catalysts, Colorado Strategic Farm and Water Preserve, Poudre Valley Community Farms, Wonder Press, Western Daughters Butcher Shoppe, Mad Agriculture, Lineage Seeds, and some of the area’s leading organic farmers
2:45 – 3:15 p.m.
3:15 – 4:30 p.m.
1% for SOIL: Launching Slow Opportunities for Investing Locally
4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Town Hall Meeting
Framing remarks by Woody Tasch followed by a plenary discussion. Concerns, questions, aspirations, calls to action and all other contributions to a shared vision of food systems on the front range.
A non-denominational, non-dogmatic period of reflection, modeled after Quaker meetings.
Farm-to-Table Dinner and Music