Resilience for our Food Sources

They need Slow Money fast !

Farmers, Stores, Restaurants, Provisions

Place and Community Matter.

Emergency Impact
Type of Enterprise
Impact Location
Funding
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CAFF California Family Farmer Emergency Fund

Due to the impacts of COVID-19, farmers from across the state, particularly farmers of color and those from immigrant communities, must weather an economic storm that many are unprepared for. Our emergency fund will directly support family farmers–anchors of our local food systems–to help ensure they make it through this crisis.
Business Pivot Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion Workforce Continuity
Community Alliance with Family Farmers
CAfarmlink

California Farmlink Investment Notes

Enable all investors to generate loan funds for its nonprofit, mission-based lending for organic and sustainable farmers' operating costs, land and equipment purchases, and conservation practices.
Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion
California Farmlink
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California Farmlink Investment Notes

Working with independent and immigrant farmers and ranchers on business skills, financing and land tenure.
Carbon Drawdown Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion
California Farmlink
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COLORS Oakland

COLORS offers training for mobility for low wage workers while providing great food and service, in an upscale social impact restaurant in Oakland, managed by known chef Daniel Patterson,
Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion Workforce Continuity
Restaurant Opportunities Centers
Cuesa

CUESA Farmers Market Support

Help us provide essential lifelines between local farms and families in this time of great need. Your tax-deductible donation directly supports CUESA's farmers markets and programs, which serve thousands of Bay Area residents and more than 140 local farms and small food businesses.
Food Access Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion Workforce Continuity
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Honey Blossom Retreat Garden

Small nursery business located in Del Rey Oaks, California, dedicated to producing organic vegetable, herb and medicinal plant starts for our local community. We offer our nursery stock exclusively in cow manure pots or in root pouches made of recycled plastic fibers, two of the most environmentally-friendly containers available on the market.
Climate Change Workforce Continuity
Credibles | Slow Money Monterey Bay
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ICA Rapid Response Liquidity Fund

Providing zero-interest loans, to address the immediate liquidity crisis faced by many of our companies. Addressing the gap between what our companies need now, and government subsidies and other relief funds that may become available, so that as few people as possible lose their jobs and financial stability.
Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion Workforce Continuity
ICA Fund Good Jobs
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Kitchens for Good

Kitchens for Good is a catering and food service enterprise that offers on-the-job training for all apprentices, and generates revenue to reinvest in our programs. Your support will allows us to continue our meal production to support vulnerable San Diegans in this time of crisis.
Business Pivot Food Access Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion Workforce Continuity
Kitchens for Good
La Cocina COVID-19+COVER

La Cocina’s Emergency Relief Fund

Supporting our entrepreneurs in securing rent abatement, loan forgiveness + employee assistance. Provide our entrepreneurs with cash payments to cover basic expenses.
Food Access Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion Workforce Continuity
mandelapartners

Mandela Partners Emergency Relief Fund

Provide income to our network of sustainable growers. Offer free mixed fruits & vegetables and meal kits to most at risk community members. Supplemental wages to Mandela staff.
Food Access Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion Workforce Continuity
Mandela Partners
Ocean2

ocean2table

Ocean2taable Delivers incredibly fresh(you can actually taste the ocean) sustainably harvested seafood. Servicing San Mateo, Santa Cruz, and Monterey counties. They are now partnering with local food artisans, farmers and chefs to bring you amazing food boxes.
Climate Change Workforce Continuity
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ONE FAIR WAGE EMERGENCY FUND

Restaurant workers, gig worker and other hourly workers are facing unprecedented economic hardship from the coronavirus crisis. It’s our turn to serve them.
Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion Workforce Continuity
onefairwage.org