What if you had to invest 50% of your assets within 50 miles of where you live? Questions like this are at the heart of experienced venture-capital investor and entrepreneur Woody Tasch's book, Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money.
Woody Tasch will sign his book Saturday, February 7th from 9-11 am at the Crescent City Farmers Market. His book, Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if food, farms, and fertility mattered, investigates a new strategy for investing in local food systems and explores what comes after industrial finance and industrial agriculture. Tasch will sign his book Saturday, February 7th from 9-11am at the Crescent City Farmers Market. Tasch will also be the featured guest at a Slow Food Dinner Thursday, February 5.
Author and Investor's Circle founder Woody Tasch will discuss his new book, Inquiries into the Nature of Slow Money: Investing as if Food, Farms, and Fertility Mattered, at a dinner event held at St. James Cheese Company. The dinner, talk, and book signing is generously co-sponsored by Slow Food New Orleans. Local chef Daniel Esses will prepare a menu based on locally-sourced ingredients.
with Woody Tasch on Thursday, February 5, 7pm at the St. James Cheese Co. in New Orleans.
Bacon, collard green and pecan soup
Jasmine tea smoked cornish game hen with sausage and white bean ragout
Broccoli gnocchi over caramelized carrot puree and greens
Artisanal regional cheese course
Sweet potato flan
Tickets for the event are $50.00, and seating is limited. Reservations can be made by calling St. James Cheese Company at 504.899.4737.
Market Umbrella is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3), based in New Orleans, whose mission is to cultivate the field of public markets for public good. Market Umbrella has operated the Crescent City Farmers Markets (CCFM) since 1995.
The Crescent City Farmers Market operates weekly year-round in four New Orleans neighborhoods. The CCFM hosts nearly 80 local small farmers, fishers and food producers, and more than 100,000 shoppers annually.