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
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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The Wild Plum Cafe

Organic Urban Eatery Creating Community through Food in Monterey, CA. A cafe, espresso bar and bakery serving organic, local, handcrafted food. To keep the doors open and the staff employed, the kitchen will upgrades and real changes.
Workforce Continuity
Prepay the Wild Plum Cafe on Credibles
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Town Kitchen Provisions

Serving our community during these difficult times. Offering household essentials & meal solutions that create jobs for urban youth. Every order provides living wage employment to a workforce of foster, re-entry, and other underserved youth.
Business Pivot Food Access Justice Equity Diversity Inclusion Workforce Continuity
The Town Kitchen
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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
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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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Wild Fish Restaurant

100% Local and Organic Fish & Seafood Restaurant. Every thing is seasonal and all our food is made from scratch, making us a leading restaurant on the coast. Unfortunately the restaurant cannot cope with the current closure due to the COVID-19 precautions.
Workforce Continuity
Credibles | Slow Money Monterey Bay
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Savor The Local

Savor the Local is a true farm to table delivery service. Working with restaurants and the public to create a real connection with farmers and Ranchers, chefs and food artisans. Colleen is making some amazing CSA boxes filled with produce as well as pantry items and staples.
Business Pivot Food Access Workforce Continuity
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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
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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
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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
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