Kingston Public Library and edible South Shore and South Coast
Present: Edible Marketplace, November 21, 2013
Books in the Old Colony Library Network:
Local dollars, local sense: how to shift your money from Wall Street to Main Street and
achieve real prosperity by Michael Shuman, 2012.
Locavesting: the revolution in local investing and how to profit from it by Amy Cortese, 2011.
Food Lovers’ Guide to Massachusetts: best local specialties, markets, recipes, restaurants and events, 2nd ed. By Patricia Harris, 2010. (3rd edition will be out soon.)
slowmoney.org Website of the Slow Money Movement: strategies for investing in local food systems, slow money principles.
www.meetup.com/Greater-Boston-Slow-Money Greater Boston Slow Money website.
www.localharvest.org Resources for Buy Local movement with great search functions.
www.mass.gov/agr/massgrown/buy-locals.htm Regional Buy Local groups in Massachusett, MassGrown map.
www.ediblecommunities.com/content/advertise/marketplace.htm Edible communities marketplace
SSL featured Speaker:
Sirenetta chocolate, Danielle Verzone
Simpson Spring, Chris Bertarelli
Omega Olive Oil, Mike Pakalnis
Local Pottery, Lisa Howard and Peggy Pelletier
West Elm Farm, Patrick Roll
Plimoth Plantation, Martha Michalek (right) and helper.
In The News:
Interviews with Woody Tasch, founder of the slow money movement. www.globalonenessproject.org/people/woody-tasch
Shattuck, Kathryn, “An effort to add a key ingredient to the slow food movement: investor money”, New York Times, May 1, 2013. www.nytimes.com/2013/05/02/us/a-bid-to-put-money-behind-slow-food-movement.html?_r=0
D’Ambrosio, Dan, “Slow money concept fast catching on”, USA Today, Sept. 5, 2013. www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/09/05/slow-money-concept-fast-catching-on-/2770129/
Schwartz, Judith, “Can slow investing remake America’s food industry? Time, Sept. 11, 2009. http://content.time.com/time/business/article/0,8599,1921889,00.html/
Some other upcoming opportunities to buy locally-made gifts:
Plympton Historical Society Artisan and Antiques Festival
Preview night 11/22/2013 6-9 pm
$10.00 admission. Refreshments served.
Saturday November 23 10-3. Free admission
Many Hands fine art and craft show at Plimoth Plantation
December 7, 8, 12 and 13th. 10.00 am till 7.00 pm
Plimoth Plantation visitor center. Free admission.