Seed money

The Four Corners Slow Money movement continues to sprout. The local nonprofit, which offers interest-free microloans to local farmers, recently announced it had received yet another $5,000 anonymous donation. The group now has until Dec. 15 to match the donation or risk losing it.

“We are super excited to announce that we have received an anonymous offer of $5,000 from a local person,” Slow Money member Linda Illsley said. “We need all the help we can get in getting the word out so we can make this happen.”

To help them reach their goal, folks can either ante up the $250 membership fee (tax deductible) or if the $250 is too steep, they can join as a group. By joining, members get to vote on the next recipient for the Slow Money, to take place in February.

In October, Four Corners Slow Money handed out its first microloan to Linley Dixon of Durango’s Abode House Farms.

For info., go to fourcornersslowmoney.org.

 

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