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:
Simpson Spring, Chris Bertarelli
Omega Olive Oil, Mike Pakalnis
Local Pottery, Lisa Howard and Peggy Pelletier
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.