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Financing Food Co-ops to Advance Regional Food Systems (live webinar)

Thursday, October 26, 2017

On October 26th from 2pm – 3:30 pm EST, the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA) will be hosting a seminar/webinar exploring how food retail cooperatives can leverage Federal, State and local funds, as well as private capital, to finance their food businesses in efforts to advance regional food system development. The event will be moderated by Doug O’Brien, NCBA’s Executive Vice President of Programs, and presenters will include:

  • Andrew Dumont, Federal Reserve
  • Jim Barham, USDA Rural Development
  • Andy Rachlin, Reinvestment Fund
  • Alison Powers, Capital Impact Partners
  • Steve Cooke, Friendly City Co-op

This seminar/webinar is part of a wider effort to promote the recently published report, Harvesting Opportunity: The Power of Regional Food System Investments to Transform Communities – a collaborative effort by the Federal Reserve System and USDA to highlight food systems investment opportunities across the U.S.

To register for this free webinar, click here or on the following link:

http://ncba.coop/ncba-events/1971-ncba-clusa-will-host-live-webinar-with-usda-on-advancing-regional-food-systems

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