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Food & Farming Entrepreneurs

Jim Durst, Peer Champion Presentation

Our first Food and Farming Entrepreneur Curriculum Pilot focuses on Jim Durst, a seasoned organic farmer who the California Farm Bureau named the 2010 Agriculturalist of the Year.

Below is a short video about his exemplary efforts to create a sustainable food system.


Components from Peer Champion Training that Draw on SMNC Region Food and Farming Entrepreneur Curriculum

The goal of the Food and Farming Entrepreneur Curriculum Event in January 2011 was to enroll representatives of all three stakeholder groups – Food & Farming Entrepreneurs, Investors and Community Leaders – to present the design the curricula.  This particular event focused on food & farming entrepreneurs since they are the drivers who ensure local food availability.

What Food & Farming Entrepreneurs Need to Know to Partner with Investors

Those of us passionate about Slow Money Northern California are fully aware that we are in service to professionals who develop long-term partnerships with Food & Farming Entrepreneurs and Investors – within the context of community oversight of sustainable food systems.