A hallmark of the Slow Money National Gathering is the Entrepreneur Showcase, when promising food enterprises from around the U.S. take the stage to share stories and present their businesses. To date, more than $6 million has been directly invested in 34 of the small food enterprises attending the Slow Money National Gathering, including even a few who did not present on stage! Companies at all stages, serving markets large and small, offering diverse value propositions, and spanning the food system spectrum will be presenting.
We are pleased to offer this year's Entrepreneur Showcase. We are very proud of each featured small food enterprise for presenting about their businesses on a national stage. Revision International, of Denver, CO, won the Mamma Chia Entrepreneur of the Year Award and received a cash prize of $50,000. In addition, Hayden Flour Mills won the People's Choice Award and received an $8,200 cash prize raised by supportive attendees on the day of the event.
Revision International, of Denver, CO, is “a community-owned food cooperative that will aggregate, market, and distribute food grown and processed by low-income families in Southwest Denver.”
Hayden Flour Mills, of Phoenix, AZ, is “a family business working to revive heritage and ancient grains in the desert. We have revived the tradition that started in Tempe, Arizona, over 125 years ago by Charles Hayden and his Hayden Flour Mills. While not milled at the iconic Hayden Flour Mills’ building, our fresh flour harkens back to a time when flour still was full of nutrients and flavor.”
Tune in to learn more about each of these amazing small food enterprises, as they present at: http://bit.ly/slowlive
The full video showcase will be released soon, in the meantime you can watch the recording of the live broadcast.
Entrepreneurs like Mason Arnold from Greenling are rebuilding local food systems, one small food enterprise at a time.
Watch presentations from the 2010 National Gathering, including: