Press + Resources

PVGIF Press:

PVGrows Investment Fund Announces New Offering Memorandum, WHAI, September 2022

PVGrows Investment Fund Reaches Investment Milestone, BusinessWest, October 30, 2018

Region’s Food and Farm Infrastructure in Good Hands, The Recorder, October 5, 2018

Local Loan Fund Helps Area Food Firms, The Recorder, September 29, 2018

Beyond “Eat Local”, Edible Pioneer Valley, Spring 2015 Edition


PVGIF Resources:

PVGIF Criteria for Non-Farm Businesses: Enterprises that share the mission of the PVGrows Investment Fund to strengthen and expand the local food system must meet the following criteria in order to be considered for financing and business assistance.

Community Involved in Sustaining Agriculture (CISA) has great information about different types of investing.  Click here.

Creating A Community Investment Fund: A Local Food Approach by Michael Shuman: A report which details lessons learned from developing a community investment fund for PVGrows.

The 25% Shift: The Economic Benefits of Food Localization for the Pioneer Valley and the Capital Required to Realize Them by Michael Shuman reports on the specifics of increasing healthy food in the Pioneer Valley.



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