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IN THE NEWS

THE SUN: FOODSHED CAPITAL COLLABORATES WITH ANCA TO LAUNCH ZERO-PERCENT LOAN PROGRAM IN NORTHERN NEW YORK

May 17, 2022

The Adirondack North Country Association (ANCA) has launched a new program, in partnership with Foodshed Capital, to help farmers and food entrepreneurs who have difficulty accessing financing through conventional lenders.

GOVERNOR NORTHAM ANNOUNCES NEW PROGRAM TO EXPAND CAPITAL ACCESS FOR SMALL BUSINESS

January 13, 2022

Foodshed Capital is among 12 CDFI’s in Virginia receiving funding through the Virginia Small Business Resiliency Fund. Foodshed Capital’s grant of $555,000 will be put toward expanding its microlending and small business lending for farms and food businesses throughout the commonwealth.

ADIRONDACK NORTH COUNTRY ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING FOCUSES ON CLIMATE JUSTICE

September 23, 2021

Northeast Public Radio reports on the Climate Justice panel hosted by the Adirondack North Country Association. Foodshed Capital executive director Michael Reilly served on the panel, contributing his perspective on the role agriculture plays on contributing to climate change and how it can help support a just transition.

HELPING SUSTAINABLE FARMS SURVIVE AND THRIVE WITH MICHAEL REILLY OF FOODSHED CAPITAL

September 13, 2021

Foodshed Capital executive director Michael Reilly was interviewed on the Virginia Foodie podcast, hosted by Georgiana Dearing. Michael talked about the importance of barriers to capital for under-resourced and socially disadvantaged farmers.

RESILIENCE.ORG: LOCAL FOOD SAVES THE DAY

June 25, 2021

Co-authored by FoodCap executive director Michael Reilly - along with Sarah Morath, law professor at Wake Forest University and John Ikerd, author, speaker and leader in sustainability - this editorial underscores the ethos behind our mission to support local food producers with fair and accessible capital.

VIRGINIA IMPACT INVESTING ECOSYSTEM MAPPING

October 1, 2020

Foodshed Capital is featured in this report produced by the Virginia Impact Investment Forum, housed within Social Entrepreneurship at the University of Virginia. The report establishes a baseline of private capital committed to place-based investing in historically disinvested communities in Virginia.