Sign up for our newsletter


This month we officially changed our name from Slow Money Virginia to Virginia Foodshed Capital. Read about the impetus behind the change, as well as our latest loan to Commune in Virginia Beach.

August 2019

This was an incredibly busy month for our 0% SOIL Loan program as we made a total of five loans during the month, bringing our total overall to eleven. This includes our first two loans in the Tidewater region.

July 2019

After launching in 2018 as a fiscally sponsored project of the Slow Money Institute, we began officially operating under our own 501(c)(3) effective July 1, 2019. In this newsletter we are excited to announce our new board of directors.

June 2019

A truly exciting month. We made our sixth loan, to River Oak Farm in Nelson County and we received a very generous donation from the John & Harriet Malbon Family Fund, through the Hampton Roads Community Foundation to jumpstart our expansion into the Tidewater region.

May 2019

This month marked our One Year Anniversary. We are so grateful for the tremendous support in the community, and we are excited about our expansion into the Tidewater region.

April 2019

Our fifth 0% loan was made to Little Hat Creek Farm in Nelson County and we have now made nearly $35,000 in loans since the first of the year.

March 2019

Our next 0% loan was made to Twenty Paces, a farmstead sheep dairy and creamery in Albemarle County.

February 2019

We made our third 0% loan to Free Union Grass Farm and were featured in an NPR story in Richmond.

January 2019

It was a watershed month for Slow Money Central Virginia as our first two 0% loans were made to two small-scale organic farms.

December 2018

December was a watershed month for our organization as we received our first grants from two local community foundations.

November 2018

A recap of an exciting month that included a visit by Slow Money founder Woody Tasch to Charlottesville and Richmond for a series of events.

October 2018

Featuring news of a Slow Money Central Virginia article in the Virginia Impact Investing report. We appeared along some really amazing company!

September 2018

Our first newsletter, including a mention of numerous events Slow Money Central Virginia is involved in throughout the fall of 2018 and into early 2019.