RSF Fall Newlsetter: Food & Agriculture
In this issue of the RSF Quarterly, we examine ways in which people are actively working to change how our food system operates. Check out the Clients in Conversation piece to learn about the work of RSF investor-borrowers, Jessica Rolph (HAPPYFAMILY) and John Roulac (Nutiva), in the superfoods industry. In other stories, hear from guest essayist Naomi Starkman on the burgeoning food hub movement and learn how members of the RSF community are educating the next generation to build a revitalized food system. Also, hear RSF’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence Joel Solomon share his journey from biodynamic farming to finance. To download an electronic copy of the quarterly, click here. To receive hard copies of future issues free of charge, click here.
The 2011 RSF Borrower Gathering
Over the course of one and a half days, the RSF Borrower Gathering brought together a variety of RSF borrowers, all with extensive hands-on experience in building successful non-profit and for-profit social enterprises. Borrowers shared insight into their respective industries from many different geographic areas and across all three of RSF’s Focus Areas…Read the full post on the Reimagine Money blog.
RSF Seed Fund Grantee Provides Critical Training for New Farmers
Lincoln, Nebraska, is one of the top five cities for refugee resettlement per capita in the U.S. compared with other mid-sized cities. The majority of the people CROPS serves are refugees and immigrants from Sudan, Somalia, Congo, Mexico, Central America, Iraq, Vietnam, Burma, and other countries. Most are English Language Learners (ELL) who face language, cultural, and economic barriers to entering farming…Read the full post on the Reimagine Money blog.
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