Foodshed Investors mission is is increase the supply of good local food. But what do we mean by that?
We see "Good Local Food" as Good, Clean, Fair, and Local...
When we started this adventure in 2014 the first thing we did was list our values and principles. They haven't really changed...
While we are happy to talk to any food or agriculture company that meets our Qualification Criteria, we are particularly interested in firms that directly impact soil quality, human health, animal welfare, and environmental improvement. Click Read More to see a video and read more about the types of companies we like best.
We believe that regenerative agriculture, and the products that result from it, is a substantive collection of activities and results directly and positively impacting needed changes in the world.
Click Read More for a video on why we focus on food.
The EQIP Bridge Loan was created to support farmer and rancher access to the EQIP program by lessening the burden of the EQIP reimbursement process.
The NRCS EQIP Program is for growers to help build infrastructure to support their conservation efforts including financial resources for cover crops, high tunnels, fencing, water catchment, and renewable energy production.
ContactUnlike an incubator or a tech-focused angel group, we don't have regular meetings. Rather, we convene ad-hoc "Investor Roundtables" for Q&A with funding-ready companies. And we do the occasional Happy Hour. Want to host a FI meeting either once, or regularly? Get in touch with us, we'd love the help!
We think about business, and about fundraising, a little differently. First, we start with Mission: We start with the belief that for-profit entrepreneurialism can be a force...
Yes. In addition to facilitating the general public's ability to invest through our Everyone Network, and circulating deals through our Accredited Network, FI does make private placement investments directly into companies for our own account.
FI has multiple revenue streams including fees to entrepreneurs for advisory services, fees to investors, consulting for government and non-profit entities with interest in foodshed ecosystem building, ...