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|6:00||Slow Start - meet and greet|
What is Slow Money?
ORCA - Ocean Rich Communities of Alaska
Caesare Assad, co-founder,
The Cleaver Group, Oakland
Caesare's 15+ years of operational expertise as an executive chef, general manager and program director spans industries that include food and beverage, nonprofits and Fortune 500 corporations, most recently leading B2B wellness innovations for Whole Foods Market.
She is a co-founder of The Cleaver Group, which builds engaging food environments to support the health and happiness of communities and organizations.
Jered Lawson, co-founder and co-director
Pie Ranch, Pescadero
Pie Ranch cultivates a healthy and just food system from seed to table through food education, farmer training, and regional partnerships.
Jered leads the organization's regional advocacy efforts, joins in farm operations, and works with the Board of Directors to raise the necessary support. Most recently, Jered has been a participant in Google's Food Innovation Lab, creating a CSA-like model for large organization food service with Google's Mountain View campus cafes and Stanford's Dining Services.
Getting involved and invested - Focus circles:
If you like, bring snackables and drinkables to share.
Right by the Downtown Berkeley station of BART.
Parking at Center Street Parking Garage, 2025 Center Street between Milvia and Shattuck (additional entrance on Addison Street).
As in any urban area, please don't leave valuables in your car.
Slow Money events are not an offer to sell securities or a solicitation of an offer to buy securities.
When & Where
Slow Money Northern California
Slow Money is a movement and national nonprofit organization that catalyzes investments in local food systems. In over 20 local networks across the North America, entrepreneurs, investors, foodies, and localization activists have joined forces to rebuild the economics of local food and agriculture.